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Kabura-ya (turnip-headed arrow), 18th to 19th century, a signal arrow with large whistling head. The head is of carved bamboo root with bone inserts, and wrapped with black string.  Head is 17 cm long and has a maximum diameter of 7.5 cm.

Kabura-ya (turnip-headed arrow), 18th to 19th century, a signal arrow with large whistling head. The head is of carved bamboo root with bone inserts, and wrapped with black string. Head is 17 cm long and has a maximum diameter of 7.5 cm.

traditional korean archery | We can talk here about the way arrows are hold in, how it's made, what ...

traditional korean archery | We can talk here about the way arrows are hold in, how it's made, what ...

Yumi (弓), japenese type bow | asymmetric compound stickbow | Length avg.: 182 - 244 cm (71½ - 96 in ); Tensile strength: 180-230 N; Arrow length: 85 - 110 cm (33½ - 43 in)

Yumi (弓), japenese type bow | asymmetric compound stickbow | Length avg.: 182 - 244 cm (71½ - 96 in ); Tensile strength: 180-230 N; Arrow length: 85 - 110 cm (33½ - 43 in)

Ottoman arrows, wood gold, ivory, iron, feather, silk, L. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm), Met Museum.

Ottoman arrows, wood gold, ivory, iron, feather, silk, L. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm), Met Museum.