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Barbed fishing arrow or spear point, with a bone tip bound onto a shaped twig. The bone is either from a monkey jaw-bone or the forelimb of a sloth.
Length: 21.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Barbed arrow or spear point. Bone bound onto a shaped twig.
Sanema. Bone tipped fishing spear head. the bone is either from a monkey jawbone, or the forelimb of a sloth.
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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