- Museum number
Cane arrow point. The tips are stained brown-black with poison.
Height: 11.50 centimetres
Width: 0.50 centimetres
Depth: 0.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
A group of three cane arrow points. The tips are stained brown-black with poison.
No. 48: Cane arrow point, the tip stained brown-black with poison.
No. 49: Another similar [to Am1958,01.48].
No. 50: Another similar [to Am1958,01.48].
CASHUIENA Indians, Rio CASHORRO, Brazil.
[18c] Notes p. 4-3.
This object is likely to contain traces of curare - either strychnos bisindole, or bisbenzylisoqinoline, or a combination of both. Wear gloves and handle with care.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register 1957: “Collected in Autumn 1957 (18-8-57 to 18-9-57)”.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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