The knife is made from a section of the scapula or shoulder bone of a kangaroo. The inside surface is thinned to make it sharp and string is wound around one end and set with resin to form a handle. It is used as a cutting tool to slice bush foods in preparation for cooking.

Physical Description

A section of kangaroo bone, the scapula, sharpened on the inner edge to make a cutting tool. A handle is formed by the addition of vegetable fibre set in resin.

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