arrow (weapons: missiles & projectors)

Arrow with bamboo shaft with vegetable fibre at bottom end attached to smooth, tapering wooden head with 9 bone barbs attached with vegetable fibre sealed with resin. Head decorated with gold binding at tip and band of orange and black woven vegetable fibre below the barbs.


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