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Carter No.: 246

Handlist description: Long bow, plain wood

Card/Transcription No.: 246

246 LONG BOW - plain wood

POSITION: Original. Lying on ground, south side, beside shrine 238, with Nos. 245 and 244. (See photo).

Dimensions: L. 176.5, Max. W, 2.7, centimetres.

DESCRIPTION: Plain red wood bow, bearing remains of its decayed linen wrapper tied at intervals with strips of linen. At the ends remains of its bow string.

REMARKS: Crack near one end. Cleaned with damp sponge.

Card no. 246 relating to Carter no. 246
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