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Object Number:51-28-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Colombia
Rio San Juan
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Palm (uncertain)
Length: 25 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of H. Kent, 1951


Section of large bamboo with close fitting cover of same material. 29 darts of long needles of palm (?), each with one sharp point with fine encircling grooves. Possibly with poisoned ends. One with base wound with kapok.

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