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Arrow Shaft

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Object Number:50-49-1466
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Negrito (uncertain)
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Feather
Gum
Pigment
Length: 65.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:61 - Other Number

Description

Smoothly rounded straight; light yellowish wood; sharp point; shallow groove in shaft for 10cm. behind oint, "split" near tail of arrow running back as far as a hole, which may mark where a small twig was removed; nock round-bottomed, 6.8 cm. deep; three grey-brown half arrows attached trailing edge 4cm from nock end as in -1464; diamond pattern incised on gum at nock end, with one broad spiral of narrow oblongs left not further divided; fine twined fibre wrapping and each end of gum.

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