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Bow

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Object Number:
65-10-167
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Curanja River
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Palm
Fiber
Description:
Smoothed thick palm bark, tapered at ends, notched; heavy twisted cord, one side goes along back of bow for extra strength and to provide extra cord in case a bowstring breaks white hunting. Used for any prey.
Length:
177cm
Width:
2.7cm
Thickness:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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