Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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arrow shaft
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • arrow shaft, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • bamboo, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Diameter: 75 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 29 1/2 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0781.11

This is a bamboo arrow shaft with no point and no feathers. It has a notched end with a small amount of plant fiber wrapping. The other end has plant fiber wrapping that once held a point.