Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • arrow, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Orinoco River, Venezuela
  • reed, wood, metal, plant fiber, gum resin
  • Object Length/Diameter: 144.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 56 7/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Philip R. Montgomery
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7174

The long brown reed shaft has a short brown wooden foreshaft and a long, thin metal point on the end. The joints are secured with plant fiber wrappings and resin.