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Arrow with a carved wood head and a reed shaft.
Length: 130 centimetres
Width: 1 centimetres
Depth: 0.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1939
‘Pygmy arrows. Mimika’ – old label.
Collected from the Mimika River region, Southern Netherlands, New Guinea. Collected by the late A.F.R Wollaston on the Ornithological Expedition, 1910 (cf. series 1912.0611, 1922.10-18).
See Wollaston, ‘Pygmies and Papuans’. Haddon & Layard, ‘Ethnographical Collections, Utakwa River, New Guinea’. Rawling, ‘Land of the New Guinea Pygmies’, Eth. Doc. 1018.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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