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Arrow Shaft Straightener

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan (Wupatki Pueblo, A.D. 1130 – A.D. 1260)

Description: Sandstone slab with a single groove thought to have been used for straightening arrow shafts; from Wupatki Pueblo.

Dimensions: 10.8 (L) x 10.5 (W) x 3.1 (T) cm; groove 3-4 mm deep (4.25 x 4.13 x 1.22 in).

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog card).

Author
Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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