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Composite bird arrow with rattan shaft and wood head bound together with cane strips. Lower two-thirds of flat topped hourglass-shaped head stained black-brown; at centre, six narrow bands carved in raised relief. Cane strips wound over join between shaft and head decorated with black-brown vertical linear bands; below, horizontal band of undecorated shaft, followed by black-brown horizontal band; remaining shaft is stained dark brown. Split just below cane-bound join measuring 24 cm, further splits down length of shaft.
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Diameter: 1.30 centimetres (shaft)
Diameter: 3 centimetres (top)
Length: 136 centimetres
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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