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Cross shaft

This is the lower part of a stone cross, decorated with simple interlaced patterns. In 1778 it was discovered among the stonework which had been used to build the old...

Arrowshaft straightener or smoother

Used for gripping an arrow or dart shaft in order to apply bending force, or as a gauge for measuring the diameter of an arrow. Collected 1826-7 by Peard...

Bow-drill bow

A hide thong was attached to this bow at each end and wound around the drill shaft. The bow was moved rapidly back and forth to rotate the shaft....

Harpoon foreshaft

A harpoon is a spear with a detachable shaft. Both of these foreshafts are made of bone, and both have ivory loose-shafts. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of...