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Object Number:62-7-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Chile
Antofagasta Province
Chiu-Chiu Village Area
Chuquicamata Copper Mines Area
River Loa
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: archaeological site on the River, outside the Village, east of the Mines
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Sinew
Vegetable Fiber
Feather
Length: 48 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Wooden; hardwood foreshaft socketed for a point. Rear shaft of soft wood with a large pith. Fore end of shaft and exposed end of (foreshaft are lashed with sinew. Butt end of shaft is lashed with two strand vegetable fiber. Two feathers glued on near butt. Notched nock.


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