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Catalog Number Ku-079
Object Name Bow
Description Large bow with a small amount of twine wrapped around the limb and attached to one nock (shoulder strap or handle?); twine also runs the entire length of the bow from one nock to the other nock; twine appears to be painted dark brown; there is a carved nock at both ends.

Labeled as "Kx 079"
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Ku
Date 1966
Material wood, twine, unidentified painting material
Dimensions W-2.6 L-202.1 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-08-25
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Bow wood, triangular cross section, 79"
OCM Categories 220, 224, 411