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Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0004-0001   CAS 2016-0004-0001; Bow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Bow
Culture Yurok, probably
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Humboldt, Del Norte
Other Geographic Data Klamath River area
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Sinew; Deer hide suede; Sinew; Pigments
Description Bow made of single piece of wood, sinew-backed, painted in blue, red and white, with a suede-wrapped grip and sinew string; Associated with arrows CAS 2016-0004-0002A-D, CAS 2016-0004-0003, and CAS 2017-0001-0001 through -0003.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.8, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 116.5

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0004-0002A-D   CAS 2016-0004-0002A-D; Arrows (4)
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrows (4)
Culture Yurok, probably
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Humboldt, Del Norte
Other Geographic Data Klamath River area
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Obsidian; Feathers (raptor: Buteoninae); Sinew; Pigment
Description Set of four arrows, painted, with feather fletching and obsidian points; Associated with bow CAS 2016-0004-0001 and arrows CAS 2016-0004-0003 and CAS 2017-0001-0001 through -0003.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.5, Length = 77.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0004-0003   CAS 2016-0004-0003; Arrow
Category Weaponry
Object Name Arrow
Culture Yurok, probably
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Humboldt, Del Norte
Other Geographic Data Klamath River area
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Obsidian; Feathers (raptor: Falconinae); Sinew; Pigment
Description Arrow, painted, with feather fletching and obsidian point; Associated with bow CAS 2016-0004-0001 and arrows CAS 2016-0004-0002A-D and CAS 2017-0001-0001 through -0003.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.5, Length = 78.6
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