- Museum number
Split-cane darts. The tips have been poisoned with 'curare' and a cotton wadding bounds the top. See also Am1962,01.7a & b.
Length: 12 inches (aprox.)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1962:
A: Wooden dart case with the top [Am1962,01.7b] made of basketwork covered in beeswax. Lower part made up of Yurumo.
B [Am1962,01.7c]: Split-cane darts; curare tipped with cotton wadding bound to the top.
7A: Case wadding made up of palm-leaf strips bound together. String attached below lid-when carried it is held upright under the shoulder.
MAKUNA. TUCANO (MK7abc).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number