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Catalog Number ArK-070
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; there is a carved nock at both ends.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Arara Kurambe
Date 1986
Material wood, twine
Dimensions W-2.3 L-193.7 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-08-25
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description bow wood, ovoid, 79"
OCM Categories 220, 224, 411