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Catalog Number Ap-003
Object Name Arrow
Description Reed shaft with a detachable metal point; point is attached to twine and fits onto the reed shaft but can be pulled off of shaft; twine is twisted around the length of the shaft.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Apalai
Date 1984
Material metal, reed, twine
Dimensions L-175.1 Dia-1 cm
Dimension Details Length of removeable point = 15.2 cm
Condition Good
Condition Notes Overall good condition; twine is unraveling and fraying in places
Catalog date 2011-08-10
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Reed shaft, fish arrow, steel tip, no fletching
OCM Categories 220, 224, 411, 237