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Bow

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Object Number:62-7-1
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
Leather
Length: 128 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Wooden. Rounded, with a flat back; no notches for bow string. One end is broken. Skin grip sewed over rawhide wrapping. Four bow-string halves of two-strand sinew. Two strings are tied together.

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