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Lakota bow
Description Dakota bow carved out of wood into a slightly curved form with a corded twine bowstring. The bowstring is tied around the bottom of the bow and around a notch at the top. The back of the bow has a few scrapes and a knot. The bow was reportedly used at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 39 1/2 inches length
1 inches width
1/2 inch depth
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Creation Made by Lakota Sioux
Subjects Made by Lakota Sioux
Used in Montana, United States
Used in Battle of the Little Big Horn
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Not later than 1876

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1984.13.2