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Carter No.: 048y

Handlist description: Reed arrow

Card/Transcription No.: 048y

48 (y) Reed arrow

This was a single loose arrow outside the quiver. Notch, of hard wood, 1 long, fitting into top of reed. Reed 53.3 long. Pointed stick of hard wood 15 long, fitting into lower end of reed. There had been a binding 4.5 wide to hold this pointed end firmly in place.

Card no. 048y relating to Carter no. 048y
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