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Carter No.: 046a

Handlist description: Three reed arrows

Card/Transcription No.: 046a-2

46 (a) cont. 4

(2) Total length 60.3 Notch as in (1) Had been feathered 8 down below notch. 16.2 of hard wood let into bottom of reed. Bound round with bark a distance of 7.2 above it. End of this wooden tip was pointed. At 1.2, 3, 4.7 & 6.1 pairs of narrow white lines painted round.

(3) Total length 62.7. Notch as above. Had been feathered 9.8 down. 4.6 of hard wood let into bottom of reed. Bound 6.5 above this. End of tip pointed.

Card no. 046a-2 relating to Carter no. 046a
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