Of the most freakish horse archery missile weapon in the antiquity must be the giant double composite bow.

Of the most freakish horse archery missile weapon in the antiquity must be the giant double composite bow.

Composite Bows: Weapon of Ancient Nomadic Equestrian Cultures

Composite Bows: Weapon of Ancient Nomadic Equestrian Cultures

Skythe Horsemen Bow

Skythe Traditionelle Reiterbogen. Die Reiterbögen die wir vertreiben sind ohne Ausnahme handgefertigte Prahstücke von traditionstreuen Meistern. Diese Reiterbogen wird mit einer Kombination vom Fieberglas, Holz und Leder gefertigt.

Napoleonic Infantry Weapons: Muskets and Bayonets. "In their own time they made and broke empires; they won, and nailed down, the independence of the USA. Together with the Roman short sword and the Mongol composite bow,  they rank as the greatest man-killers of all-history. ... " - John Elting

Napoleonic Infantry Weapons: Muskets and Bayonets. "In their own time they made and broke empires; they won, and nailed down, the independence of the USA. Together with the Roman short sword and the Mongol composite bow, they rank as the greatest man-killers of all-history. ... " - John Elting

Composite bow from Pakistan, Asia. Collected by Charles James Longman. Given to the Museum in 1907.   Although clearly related to the Turko-Persian Asiatic bow form, composite bows from the Indian Subcontinent tend to be smaller in size and less masterfully crafted than those further west. One reason for this is that they use more sinew than bone in their construction. The sinew must be softened by being immersed in water, but over-soaking can sometimes also affect the springiness and power…

Composite bow from Pakistan, Asia. Collected by Charles James Longman. Given to the Museum in 1907. Although clearly related to the Turko-Persian Asiatic bow form, composite bows from the Indian Subcontinent tend to be smaller in size and less masterfully crafted than those further west. One reason for this is that they use more sinew than bone in their construction. The sinew must be softened by being immersed in water, but over-soaking can sometimes also affect the springiness and power…

Indian composite bow, 17th to  early 18th century. Mughal lacquered composite bow. It is made of horn and sinew glued together, entirely covered on both sides with beautiful copper/ gold colored painting of flowers on a black background. The tips are signed with Arabic letters.

Indian composite bow, 17th to early 18th century. Mughal lacquered composite bow. It is made of horn and sinew glued together, entirely covered on both sides with beautiful copper/ gold colored painting of flowers on a black background. The tips are signed with Arabic letters.

What is an Asiatic composite bow?  It is the most sophisticated and technologically advanced type of bow, being made entirely of natural materials like wood, horn, sinew, and hide or fish glues. These type of bows have been developed in multiple styles all over Asia and were in use until slowly replaced by firearms. Several of these bows are still being made by professionals today. This is the first bow of this type I have made and it was more of a learning process than anything else.

What is an Asiatic composite bow? It is the most sophisticated and technologically advanced type of bow, being made entirely of natural materials like wood, horn, sinew, and hide or fish glues. These type of bows have been developed in multiple styles all over Asia and were in use until slowly replaced by firearms. Several of these bows are still being made by professionals today. This is the first bow of this type I have made and it was more of a learning process than anything else.

12 pcs High quality stainless steel broadheads head arrows insert ID 4.2mm OD 6.0mm Carbon axis Composite bow and crossbow

12 pcs High quality stainless steel broadheads head arrows insert ID 4.2mm OD 6.0mm Carbon axis Composite bow and crossbow

New Arrival Military Accessories 5 Inch Composite Bow Shock Absorber Aluminum Machining  For Shooting Training CL51-0011

New Arrival Military Accessories 5 Inch Composite Bow Shock Absorber Aluminum Machining For Shooting Training CL51-0011

12ps 100gn stainless steel shot arrows broadheads head arrows  for Archery  and  hunting For crossbow and composite bow

12ps 100gn stainless steel shot arrows broadheads head arrows for Archery and hunting For crossbow and composite bow

Hi 2 all, This is my next art from the Heretic set. All other stuff from this set you can find in my gallery Art gift for my BEST buddy hope you will like it bro! Software : and ©Samouel 2012. All ...

Hi 2 all, This is my next art from the Heretic set. All other stuff from this set you can find in my gallery Art gift for my BEST buddy hope you will like it bro! Software : and ©Samouel 2012. All ...

GROZER ASSYRIAN EXTRA III COMPOSITE BOW, Hunarchery The Recurve Bow Store

GROZER ASSYRIAN EXTRA III COMPOSITE BOW, Hunarchery The Recurve Bow Store

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