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World Cultures

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Collection World Cultures, Pacific
User collections Collectables (All) by blueheatwave
Collectables (Australasia / Oceania) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsMercury 1913 (HMS)

Object details:

Object ID AAA2766
Description Arrow possibly from the Solomon Islands with a bamboo shaft with no flights or notches for a bowstring but painted with black striped decoration. Bone barbs are secured by lashing. The barbed end is painted red with white triangles.
Date made 19th century

Place made Solomon Islands?
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials organic: bamboo
Measurements Overall: 1080 mm
  • Arrow (AAA2766)
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