Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • arrow, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Africa?
  • wood, iron, sinew, feathers, pigment
  • Object Length: 76.5 cm
    Object Length: 30 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3458.07

The arrow has a wooden shaft and a metal point with a very long neck and a very small triangular point. It has dark feathers for the fletching. The fletching and point are held in place with sinew colored red.