bow (weapons: missiles & projectors)

Bow (ko'o), an exceptionally long self bow made from the wood of 'mutateko' (Dombeya iirkii Mast). The shaft is bound with three tubes of animal skin to prevent longitudinal splits from spreading. It is strung with a cord made from nuchal ligament (see 11.7.66/13).

Obtained from Gisola, a man well known among the Hadza for his preference for exceptionally long bows.


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