Arrow with knotted reed shaft, fibrous wood head, plaited grass (?) binding at shaft / head join. Carved head with successive circular, square and circular cross-section. [Items found at 7/1999 are cane shafts only, (a) with fibre binding at butt].

An00885131 001 l

Thing

Made Of
grass, wood, reed
Type of Thing
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People

Acquired From
Ewing, J to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group
Torres Strait Islander

Place

Found In
Torres Strait Islands

Time

Acquired In
1846
Made
early 19thC

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