arrow (hunting, fishing & trapping)

Arrow from the Hadza people of Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. The arrow has a long, cylindrical shaft of wood that is decorated with an incised hatching design. The arrowhead is a small, lanceolate head set with a tang into shaft. The arrow is fletched with vulture feathers and there is a nock bound to the end.

Unpoisoned arrow for hunting dik-dik, locally called a kasama, that is a type of small antelope.

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