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By Saxton T. Pope

ISBN-10: 028266405X

ISBN-13: 9780282664053

ISBN-10: 1258097761

ISBN-13: 9781258097769

a competition of energy among peoples will consistently curiosity humans; competition within the palms and implements of struggle is likely one of the fascinations of nationwide festival. it really is hence an issue of curiosity either to the anthropologist and the sensible archer to understand what's the genuine casting caliber and power of the easiest specimens of bows of other aboriginal tribes and international locations of the area. And, as additional incentive to this learn, is the swift disappearance of archery as civilization advances.

In the next experiments a close try out of the taking pictures caliber of a sequence of bows used to be undertaken, and with it sure correlated experiments in regards to the penetration of arrows. each one of these bows have been chosen from 1000's in ownership of the Museum of Anthropology of the collage of California. they're the simplest preserved and most powerful specimens in that giant assortment. In no example is it obvious that age has ended in deterioration of their energy. in truth, the best sleek flight shot—four hundred and fifty-nine yards—has lately been made by means of Ingo Simon at los angeles Tourque, France, with a Turkish composite bow mentioned to be approximately 2 hundred years outdated. Age raises the brittleness, resiliency, and casting strength of a wood bow as much as the purpose the place fragility renders it harmful to shoot. In all our assessments we broke basically bows: a specimen from the Yukon, and an Osage Indian bow. To insure that no own component of muscular weak spot entered into the matter of the casting strength of those guns I had them shot via an previous and skilled archer, Mr. W. J. Compton, an important guy and one acquainted with shoot the bow for greater than thirty years. I additionally was once capable of draw the most powerful of those bows, and myself checked up the results.

This illustrated vintage is prepared as follows:


Preliminary Considerations
Flight Shooting

Bows mainly From the collage of California
Jessop Bows
Bows From the yankee Museum of normal History
Tartar Bows
Japanese Bows
Negrito Bow
Polynesian Bow
Replicas of historic Bows
An scan on Bow Strings
Experimental information on Bow Wood

Penetration of Arrows
Velocity of Arrows
Striking strength of Arrows
Characteristic positive aspects of Arrows
Experiments in tension of Arrows
Arrow Feathers
Experiment in Arrow Rotation
Different Arrowheads and Their Penetration
Comparative Penetration of metal and Obsidian Heads
Penetration of the Bodkin Point
Penetration of searching Arrows
The Flight of Aboriginal Arrows
Comparison of Arrows
Comparison of Arrows and Bullets


Plate forty five. An outdated portray of St. Sebastian
Plate forty six. Bows utilized in the Tests
Plate forty seven. Bows utilized in the Tests
Plate forty eight. Bows and Arrows From the Jessop Collection
Plate forty nine. American Museum of typical background Bows
Plate 50. Tartar Bows
Plate fifty one. jap Archer and Bow
Plate fifty two. Negrito, Cliff-Dweller, and Wintun Bows and Arrows
Plate fifty three. Replicas of Turkish Composite and English Bows
Plate fifty four. Arrows utilized in Tests
Plate fifty five. Aboriginal Arrows within the collage Museum of Anthropology
Plate fifty six. a number of Arrows
Plate fifty seven. Arrow Heads utilized in Penetration Tests
Plate fifty eight. historical Syrian Arrowheads
Plate fifty nine. Arrows Penetrating a Fir Board
Plate 60. cranium Pierced during the Orbit via an Arrow
Plate sixty one. Arrow Shot via a Coat of Mail
Plate sixty two. Penetration of Arrows
Plate sixty three. Penetration of Arrows
Plate sixty four. Penetration of Obsidian in Bone

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