University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-314
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Metal
Pigment
Length: 62 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Plains arrow; metal arrow point is lashed on to the tip of the arrow. Three small groves are carved the length of the arrow. Two zigzag as they approach the point. Two feathers are lashed to the end of the arrow. However, the lashing is missing at the very end of the arrow. Very tiny red and black stripes are painted between the feathers near the end of the arrow.


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