- Museum number
Bow made of wood with string of twisted fibre cord.
- Curator's comments
Stuck-on handwritten label, partly missing 'BOW.... BARBED ARROWS / FROM TANNAR ISLAND.'
Original registration slip:
From Tanna, New Hebrides.
Polished bow, made of hard yellow wood, the ends tapered to a point. Section as below, the flat side not facing the string but set obliquely to it. Cord of stout, twisted fibre mended or knotted in two places. L 5ft 14" W 1 1/8" [illus]
Same as 1767.Wareham 12/12/66
- Not on display
- Fair - broken point at one end, Several lomg cracks.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1866C1.2106 (old CDMS no.)