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Arrow with a reed shaft and wood foreshaft including carved barbs. The arrow has been tipped with bone.
Length: 147.80 centimetres
Width: 1.20 centimetres
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1951
Seems originally to have had an inserted point, which having been lost or damaged, a bone point was pushed onto the end as a substitute.
Utakwa-Mimika River District, Dutch New Guinea.
Obtained on the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition, 1910. Obtained by donor from C.B. Kloss.
See A.F.R Wollaston, "Pygmies and Papuans," C.G. Rawling, "The Land of the New Guinea Pygmies", Haddon & Layard, "Ethnographical Collections, Utakwa River, New Guinea."
- Not on display
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- Collected by British Ornithologists' Union expedition.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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