University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-32-193
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Hebrides (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Reed (plant)
Wood
Bone (uncertain)
Length: 104.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16518A - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16518A - Other Number
8 - Other Number

Description

Composite arrow: slender reed shaft, not nocked, wood foreshaft, bone (?) tip. Reed and tip encrusted, foreshaft black. Bast (?) binding at juncture of shaft and foreshaft, foreshaft and tip. Small sticker with number "8." Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.


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