Arrow with bamboo shaft with bands of burnished linear decoration. Darkend, wooden head with carved mid-section and 3 sets of 4 carved barbs towards pointed tip. Pointed tip covered with vegetable fibre binding with 5 bands of vegetable fibre binding around various points of head. Head and shaft attached with vegetable fibre binding sealed with resin.

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