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Arrow

Object Number:2003-32-219
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands (uncertain)
Northern Solomon Islands (uncertain)
Bougainville (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Length: 111.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16516K - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16516K - Other Number

Description

Composite arrow: reed shaft, into which is inserted a hard wood point. Originally 8 lashed-on barbs, but top and bottom ones broken off. Not nocked. No binding at end or at juncture of shaft and point. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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