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one of a set of ten carved sticks
  • North or Central America
  • one of a set of ten carved sticks, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: North and Central America
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length: longest 40 cm
    Object Length: longest 15 3/4 in
    Object Length: shortest 5.5 cm
    Object Length: shortest 2 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1202.06

This is one of a set of sticks, each carved with a raised band near the carved point.

It is identified as a possible atlatl foreshaft.