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Object Number:62-7-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Chile
Antofagasta Province
Chiu-Chiu Village Area
Chuquicamata Copper Mines Area
River Loa
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: archaeological site on the River, outside the Village, east of the Mines
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Sinew
Gum
Length: 45.6 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Stump of stone point left in socket of hardwood foreshaft. Shaft of soft wood with large pith; fore end of both saft and foreshaft lashed with sinew; the forehsaft end is also coated with a green "gum". The butt has been broken off, and is slightly worm-eaten.

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