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Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Description
    Arrow with bamboo shaft that has been etched between each node with linear patterning. Highly decorative, carved, bridged, barbed point of palm wood. Four plaited rattan bands over pandanus? leaf segment. Applied painted decorative elements in white and black. Five jobs tear seeds present inset with bitumen. Empty spaces where others may have been lost.
  • Other Number
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  • Accession date
    10 July 2017
  • Collection area
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  • Record richness
Arrow; Papua New Guinea; 2017.54.5
Arrow; Papua New Guinea; 2017.54.5


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2017.54.5
  • Culture
  • Production
    Unknown (maker)
    Papua New Guinea
    Circa 1975
    hand-painted/painting techniques
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 1600mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 30mm
  • Record created
    21 October 2016

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