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Bird Arrow

Object Number:NA1245
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chilkat
Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Klukwan
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Length: 66.8 cm
Width: 3.6 cm
Credit Line:Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905

Description

Arrow with a wooden shaft. Dark, feather fletching is bound at the nocked end. A blunted arrowhead made from wood is hafted into a slot and bound with thread. The arrowhead is faceted and angular below the point.

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