Historical information

Same type used in Bougainville campain 1980 -1990 over Panguna Mine. Papua New Guinea Defence force tried to regain mine and locals fought off using these weapons. Sandline affair (book) tells of story of coup. Donated by SGT D Fox as he was a peacekeeper in 1999 - 2000 at team sites Tonu /Sirakatau as a signalman / Driver.

Physical description

Black wooden bow slight chipping on side of bow itself. 6 x bamboo arrows some ends are worn. 2 arrows have large, reverse flaired ends with a glat face, 3 are worn with the arrow heads missing and one has an arrow head remaining