Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Aniyunwiya (Cherokee) maker
  • arrow, late 1800s–1972
  • Where object was made: Southeastern United States
  • wood, iron, hawk feathers, carving
  • Object Length: 86.5 cm
    Object Length: 34 1/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1194

This is a wooden arrow shaft with a long, dart-shaped metal point.

It was used in a game of skill that entailed shooting arrows through cornstalks.