Model Of Bow & Quiver Of Arrows Item Number: E1632-0 from the National Museum of Natural History


FROM CARD: "BOW QUIVER & 4 ARROWS."As of 2010, this object consists of small sinew cable-backed bow and 4 small arrows.Source of the information below: Inuvialuit Pitqusiit Inuuniarutait: Inuvialuit Living History, The MacFarlane Collection website, by the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre (ICRC), Inuvik, N.W.T., Canada (website credits here ), entry on this artifact , retrieved 12-17-2019: This miniature bow and arrow set is about one-third scale when compared to full size bow and arrows in the collection. Although it could have been made for a boy, it is listed in the Smithsonian Institution's catalogue as a model. The simple bow has sinew backing. One of the arrows is tipped with an iron arrowhead, and one has an arrowhead made of bone. Arrowheads are missing from the two other arrows.