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Bow

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Object Number:62-7-2
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
Leather
Length: 119 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Wooden; rounded with a flat back; no notches for string. Ends wrapped with rawhide, (one end has beens plit and wrapped later); two sinew bands placed on split limb of the bow; skin grip sewed over rawhide wrapping.

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