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A group of seven arrows, with black-palm points and wooden foreshafts bound into the main reed shafts. Tipped with 'curare'. See also the arrow holder (Am1962,01.80a).
Length: 4.60 inches (b)
- Curator's comments
Arrow with makrana? wood (black palm) points bound into foreshaft of wood bound into main shaft of reed (?) Curare tipped. Seven arrows in arrow holder [Am1962,01.80a].
(KA7b) KARAPANA, TUCANO.
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
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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