University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:45-15-1038B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Native American
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Quartz
Sinew
Feather
Pigment
Length: 82.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Long triangular stone points (A, obsidian; B and C, quartz; D, flint), side-notched and barbed, sinew-bound to wooden shaft; sinew binding behind pseudo-foreshaft and at both ends of three very long feathers (feathers of C missing). Painted decoration. Note: Possibly D does not belong to this lot; Stevens card calls for 9 arrows.


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