Bamboo shaft with carved wood insert; fletching is constructed out of two feathers which are attached to the bamboo with string; two smaller feathers are attached to the base of the larger feathers; nock carved into end of the bamboo.
From the Xikrin Kayapo; labeled as "Kyx-033".
|Collection||Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection|
|Collector||Francis L. Black|
|Material||bamboo, wood, string, feather|
|Dimensions||W-5.5 L-121.4 cm|
Length of feathers = 13.0 cm
Width is taken at widest point of feathers
|Cataloged by||Jessie Cohen|
|Collector Description||Bamboo shaft, bamboo point|
|OCM Categories||220, 224, 411, 237|