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  • Papua New Guinea
  • arrow, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Wau, Papua New Guinea
  • bamboo, wood, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Diameter: 93 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 36 5/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Milton R. Weaver, Retired Lieutenant Colonel, USAF
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4047.14
Description

The arrow has a bamboo shaft and a dark brown wooden point inserted in one end, held in place with plant fiber wrapping. There is one segment of vertical stripes on bamboo and one nearly solid brown segment.