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poison arrow (weapons: missiles & projectors)

Arrow with bamboo shaft with a notched end bound with hide binding. Bone foreshaft with additional wooden foreshaft attached with vegetable fibre or hide binding. Iron head with two integral side barbs, triangular tip (tip broken) and integral shaft covered with poisonous? resinous material.

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