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Arrow with bamboo shaft with bands of burnished linear decoration and notched end bound with vegetable fibre sealed with resin. Darkened, wooden head with sections of decorative vegetable binding and incised detail infilled with lime, probably lime. 5 sets of 4 bone barbs (some of which are detatched and missing) towards tip bound onto head with vegetable fibre. Head attached to shaft with vegetable fibre binding sealed with resin.

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