Arrow

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Registration number
26068
Item name
Arrow 
Category
Fishing
Hunting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Americas > Peru > Piura Region > Talara
Map
Collector
Mrs Winifred Hall 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Dr Ian McNiven 
Dimensions
H: W: 10 mm L: 1340 mm D: 10 mm Circum:

Description

Long stemmed arrow/spear with a light coloured stem and dark coloured and barbed end. End is secured to stem by black coloured cotton thread. There is a small metal nail part way along stem.

Research notes

Items 26066 to 26077 were bought by Mr Robert Gifford and Mrs Winifred Hall from a trader in Talara when they were in Peru working for International Petroleum (Imperial Oil out of Toronto). The trader went at times as far as the headwaters of the Amazon in his trading expeditions.

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