Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • spearhead, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 43.5 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 1/8 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5711

The small wooden spearhead has eight paired barbs at the end. It tapers toward the other end. It has plant fiber wrapping 2/3 of the distance from the end. It is dark brown on one side of the plant fiber and brown on the other.