Object Title

Arrow points

Arrow points

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

XI.159

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Eight of the arrows are complete but of varying length. Of bamboo with simple linear chip carving below the nodes. The heads are of black wood, pointed at each end and pushed into the bamboo. The heads retain small bindings of fibre at the tips. The remaining two arrows are broken and both have the shafts bound where the head is inserted. One head is like the others, the other is broken and was serrated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The longest arrow is 1360 mm. Weight: The weight of the bundle is 0.312 kg.

Associations

Places New Guinea