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Ref ID: 25240
Ref Type: Book Section in a Series
Authors: Bergman, Christoopher A.
Title: The Development of the Bow in Western Europe: A Technological and Functional Perspective
Date: 1993
Source: Hunting and Animal Exploitation in the Later Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Eurasia
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Abstract: The development and use of archery equipment in prehistoric Europe has always stimulated archaeological interest. Much of the focus of research has been concerned with the temporal origins of the bow. Surviving examples of prehistoric bows and arrows make it possible to evaluate the functional capabilities of these weapons. Experimental replication of prehistoric European archery equipment shows that early bow and arrow designs were well engineered and adapted to maximize hunting efficiency.
Identifier: 0-913167-61-4
Date Created: 7/23/2019
Editors: Peterkin, Gail Larsen
Bricker, Harvey M
Mellars, Paul
Number: 4
Page Start: 95
Page End: 106
Series Editor: Clark, G. A.
Series Title: Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association