arrow (weapons: missiles & projectors)

Arrow with bamboo shaft (notched and bound end) decorated with burnished geometric decoration hafted to tapering wooden head with vegetable fibre binding sealed with resin. Head has 5 bands of gold vegetable fibre binding and bone barbs, some of which are missing, held in place with white substance. Head
has decorative carving infilled with white pigment, probably lime.

fighting

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