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Encounter - The Audi Technology Magazine 2/2016

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Details of the Scythian bow (left) –
Each component in the Scythian bow delivers a specific characteristic that incrases its functionality. Its material mix makes it a classic composite component.

Scan of the Hun bow (right) –
The Hunnic bow from the 3rd century A.D. is somewhat longer, but broader and flatter than the Scythian bow, which means it can store more energy. The narrow ends were reinforced with horn, which made the arrows fly even faster.

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