Dakota arrows

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Description Three Dakota wood arrows with metal projectile points reportedly used at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. Each arrow has curved lines etched into its shaft that line up with one corner of its projectile point. Evidence of feather fletching is visible on two of the arrows (A and B) but not on the third (C). Wrapped twine is present on all three.
Quantity 3 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 25 inches length (each arrow, approximate)
3/8 inch diameter (each arrow, shaft)
7/8 inch width (each arrow, widest point)
Nomenclature Arrow
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Battle of the Little Big Horn
Used in Montana, United States
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Not later than 1876

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1984.13.1.A-C

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