|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Papua New Guinea|
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989|
|Other Number:||100 - Other Number|
Iron bladed arrow (karang bat) (type karang = [malay] parang; machete). Separate foreshaft. Blade filed from a grass knife (whip). Modern analogue to 89-17-19 and 89-17-20. Used for large animals. made by Johannis Yangdem, Ninati clan, Ambuan village, Iran Jaya, living in Dome refugee camp. Purchased from maker 1/16/89.
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