From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 65-10-167
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Palm | Fiber

Smoothed thick palm bark, tapered at ends, notched; heavy twisted cord, one side goes along back of bow for extra strength and to provide extra cord in case a bowstring breaks white hunting. Used for any prey.

Length 177 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Thickness 1.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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