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Arrow Shaft

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Object Number:50-49-1469
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Negrito (uncertain)
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Feather
Gum
Pigment
Length: 84.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:62 - Other Number

Description

Smoothly rounded, slightly wavy, light tan wood with pithy center; front end splintered and compressed to point; nock straight-sided with v-shaped bottom, .6cm deep; 3 half-feathers bound to shaft by filament spiralling through feather blade, bound by black gum which is incised to form 4 bands of diagonal lines around shaft for 3.5cm behind trailing edge.

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