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>>1968 Dani kain
>>>bow & arrows
Subject: kain chief
Culture: (n)Dani
Setting: tribal warfare, Irian Jaya Highlands mid-20thc
Object: bow & arrows










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* Tarrant County College Northeast > Library






* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
"Bow  wood, bamboo  New Guinea, Grand Valley of the Baliem, Dani  This wooden bow with bamboo bow string was collected in 1961 from a man named Bi Iaul." ...
"Bundle of Arrows  bamboo  New Guinea, Grand Valley of the Baliem.  Dani
Arrows used in warfare do not have a long range and their design does not permit great accuracy.  They are constructed of a hardwood tip set into a reed shaft.   Although the tips are not poisoned, they are sometimes wrapped with orchid fiber which serves as an irritant." ...





* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
"Arrow Head
bamboo, red pigment 
New Guinea, Grand Valley of the Baliem, Kutelu area, Dani" ...


"Seven Arrow Tips 
bamboo
New Guinea, Dani" ...