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Arrows

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Object Number:45-15-1020
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: Canada
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Reed (plant)
Pigment
Feather
Stone
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Notched reed shaft, with traces of wide painted bands; 3 feathers (mostly missing); wooden foreshaft with slot into which small stone head is inserted and bound in with sinew. Sinew binding also at both ends of feathers and behind foreshaft. Point and foreshaft poisoned?

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