- Museum number
Arrow with a wooden head with three barbs of increasing size carved on one side near the point, below which is a band of carved grooves. The head is inserted into a bamboo shaft and secured with a narrow band of plaited fibre.
- Production date
Length: 150 centimetres
Width: 1.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.125:
'203. Reed arrow, 3 barbed wooden point. Length 4 feet 10 ½ inches. From Redscar Head.'
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2009 20 Mar-23 Aug, Australian Maritime Museum, Charles Darwin: voyages and ideas that shook the world
- Object frozen Sept 2009
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number