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Title

Bow and arrows

collected 1963

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Mount Hagen Western Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Date
    collected 1963
    Media category
    Arms & armour
    Materials used
    bamboo, wood, fibre
    Dimensions
    133.0 cm length bow; 103.5 cm shortest arrow to 116.0 cm longest arrow :

    a - bamboo bow, 133 cm (52 3/8")

    b - arrow, 103.5 cm (40 3/4"), shortest arrow

    g - arrow, 116 cm (45 11/16"), longest arrow

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    813.1979.a-g
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Mount Hagen

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition