arrow (weapons: missiles & projectors)

Arrow with bamboo shaft with notched end bound end bound with vegetable fibre sealed with resin, decorated with bands of burnished linear decoration. Darkend, wooden foreshaft with tapering, attached? head. Head covered with red pigment with 5 sets of 4 wooden barbs and a top set of bone barbs. Barbs bound to head with vegetable fibre sealed with resin which is decorated with white pigment. Head and shaft attached with vegetable fibre sealed with resin.

fighting

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