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Pair of Ceremonial Boomerangs Central Australia


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Collection No. T-2981
Size Heights 69cm & 73cm
Pair of Ceremonial Boomerangs Central Australia
Pair of Ceremonial Boomerangs Central Australia

A pair of finely carved and painted Boomerangs from Central Australia. Boomerangs like these are used for hunting animals and can be thrown with great precision,  they can also be used as dance wands during important ceremonies. You can find old photos of traditional ceremonies in Central Australia that men are holding painted boomerangs like these.  Boomerangs have their own mythology of how they were given from Ancestral Beings who taught men how to make them and hunt with them.

Dating from the mid 20th Century and both on custom made stands where they can stand up on  independently on a table of shelf as seen in the photo.