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Metal double-barbed point (part a) with rough metal shaft (part b), fitted and sinew-wrapped in socket of shaped wooden section. This is inserted into a reed section, sinew-wrapped and glued with pitch. Intermittent wrappings of sinew continue down length of shaft. The end of the reed is notched.

History Of Use

Since reeds grow near bodies of water, those areas lacking in water receive their reeds by trade. If broken, reeds are carefully repaired with glue and sinew.

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