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Arrow

Object Number:2003-32-221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands (uncertain)
Northern Solomon Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Length: 129.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16519I - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16519I - Other Number

Description

Composite arrow: reed shaft, into which is inserted a hard wood point. Three lashed-on barbs. At the very tip of point, four rings of binding, below the tip, eleven rings of binding. Not nocked. Binding at end but not at juncture of shaft and point. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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