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Catalog Number Ap-066
Object Name Bow
Description Large bow; one-quarter of one limb is wrapped in string/twine and there is a string tassel attached to this twine; there is a twine grip at the center point; pointed, carved nocks at both ends; there is also twine extended from one nock to the center grip (shoulder strap or handle).
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Apalai
Date 1983
Material wood, twine, string
Dimensions W-2.1 L-176 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-08-25
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Bow wood, ovoid cross section, 69"
OCM Categories 220, 224, 411