Diagram Of Arrowhead Attachment.

Diagram Of Arrowhead Attachment.

A diagram of how a flint arrowhead was attached to the stem/shaft.

The shaft is split for 2 inches, the flint point is inserted into the stem, cord, leather or sinew is soaked in water and wrapped tightly around the stem and when dried it binds the point to the shaft. Often a resin is smeared onto the cord to stiffen it.

 

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