Object Title

Bow

Bow

Object Number

XI.168

Physical Description

Very long. The bow is of palm wood, black on theback and very dark brown on the belly. The back looks as if it has been painted. In shape the bow is of considerable width in the centre tapering evenly to each end. The back is very slighty convex, the belly rounded. There is a pair of inscised lines that run the length of the belly, stopping short of both nocks. The nocks are conical and larger than the tips of the limbs. The bow is fitted with a modern string.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the bow is 2152 mm, the width being 43 mm. Weight: The weight of the bow is 0.89 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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