University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:81-11-64
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: North Africa (uncertain)
Culture Area: North Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Leather
Fabric
Length: 37 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1981
Other Number:29-94-192 - Old Museum Number

Description

Wooden bow with a twisted leather string. Two-thirds of the bow handle is crudely wrapped in red felt, brown cotton, and blue-and-white pinstriped cotton. One end of the bow is notched and the other end is thick and rounded, and the bowstring is wrapped around is several times.


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