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Arrow

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Description
    Arrow with bamboo shaft that has been etched between each node with linear patterning. Three points, each is barbed. Six bitumen? and plaited rattan bands.
  • Other Number
    2017.54.2
  • Accession number
    2017.54.2
  • Accession date
    10 July 2017
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2017.54.2
  • Notes
    This object was made and used in eastern Papua New Guinea. The donor lived in the area as a priest for 25 years, spoke the local language and travelled the surrounding area.
  • Culture
  • Production
    Unknown (maker)
    Papua New Guinea
    Circa 1975
    carved
    etched
    plaited
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 1460mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 40mm
      (blade)
  • Record created
    21 October 2016

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