North Cheshire Bowmenís Library

 

Title

The Archaeology of Archery

Author

Alf Webb

IBSN

0 9517645 0 0 & 0 9515302 1 6

First Published

1991

Publisher

The Glade

Pages

p68; 3 plates; 15 drawings 

Summary

An unusual book, written by a lifelong archer and archaeologist. As well as some history of the development of archery and of the different types of equipment  found around the world, it also describes some of the typical archery-related 'finds' and how to interpret them.

Contents:

  • Simple bows
  • More involved bows
  • Bowstrings
  • Arrows
  • Arrowheads
  • Ancillary equipment
  • Techniques
  • Crossbows
  • Ethnographic evidence

Book kindly donated by Dr. A. D. Jallon

 

 

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