Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Africa
  • arrow, late 1800s
  • wood, metal, varnish
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: together 72 x 1.75 x 0.75 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: together 28 3/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0268.a,b

This is an arrow with a metal point and wooden shaft. The metal point is narrow and leaf shaped with small notches down either edge. The large notch is cut out from the base on one side. The small conical stem fits over the dark brown wooden shaft.

The object is currently in two pieces. There is no feather fletching.