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Carter No.: 048k(2)

Handlist description: Compound bow with bark decoration

Card/Transcription No.: 048k2-1

48 (k 2) Compound bow with bark decoration.

<> Notch & groove as usual.

L. 112.5 W. in centre 2 x 1.8: at centre of reverse curve 2 x 1.5: below notch 1.5 x .8: Notch 1.5 x 1.5. Bow entirely covered with bark, so construction?

Decoration At ends bands of black with light brown beyond notch. Remainder plain light brown, with bands of inscription on outer side. These bands were 17 long, and began 9.5 from centre of bow. Base was black, with hieros. in light brown. Hieros head to ends of bow


Card no. 048k2-1 relating to Carter no. 048k(2)
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