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Catalog Number Ku-076
Object Name Bow
Description Large bow with twine wrapped around the limb from one nock to the string grip; twine also runs the entire length of the bow from one nock to the other nock; there is a carved nock at both ends; one side of the triangular shaped limb is carved in a concave fashion.

Labeled as "Kx 076"
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Ku
Date 1981
Material wood, twine, string
Dimensions W-2.6 L-206.5 cm
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Twine that runs the length of the limb from nock to nock has detached from one side
Catalog date 2011-08-25
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Bow wood, Concave front, 84"
OCM Categories 220, 224, 411