- Museum number
Arrow with palmwood head including alternate pairs of very shallow barbs, cane shaft and plaited vegetable fibre lashing.
Length: 157.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1973:
Composite arrow: palmwood head with alternate pairs of very shallow barbs, cane shaft, plaited vegetable fibre lashing.
10-16: Made by NANIAS (Jonathan) WYKULA of BANGWIS village. Such weapons, for hunting wild pigs, may be made and used only by a special group of initiated men; see documentation.
All objects collected by vendor in the field in 1972-3. For detailed documentation see Eth.Doc.1030.
10-20: KWOMA, WASHKUK Hills area, middle SEPIK, East Sepik Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register 1973: Collected by vendor in the field in 1972-3. For detailed documentation see Eth.Doc.1030.
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