About this object

History of use

Used for weapon in warfare and hunting.


Mrs. Stephens stated that she and her late husband Dr. Treutle were entering Ituri forest when these arrows were shot at them.

Physical description

An arrow with a shaft (part a) made of rounded light brown wood. There is a small lance-olate-shaped iron arrow point (part b). A dried leaf fits through a slit at the end of the shaft. The arrow has an incised zigzag line (?) on one side.