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arrow shaft
  • Country Unknown
  • arrow shaft, late 1800s–2007
  • wood, plant fiber
  • Object Length: 63 cm
    Object Length: 24 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0270
Description

This shaft of wood is notched on one end for a point and there is a nock on the other. Small amounts of plant fiber are left wrapped at either end, though some is clearly missing, and there is a small amount near the middle of the shaft. Both the fletching and the point are absent.