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  ARROWS AND ARROWHEADS
The arrow is made up of arrowhead, shaft, feather and notch, but only arrowhead of an ancient arrow has been excavated.
The material used in making arrowheads are animal bones, stone, bronze, steel, et cetera.
Bone arrowhead was made out of bone, horn or tooth of a deer or other animals.
Stone arrowhead, which came in various shapes, was made out of obsidian, flagstone, jasper, and sandstone. Bronze arrowheads were found among the remains of Gaya and Nanglak dynasty.
What is unique about bronze arrowhead is that it has grooves on it.
Steel arrowhead had been developed in many different varieties and sizes since it proved to be the most fatal.
In the Goryeo and Chosun Dynasty, there were a number of different sorts of arrows.
Gipae, Youngjun, sinjun were for rituals. Pyeonjun, Jangjun, Yuyeopjun, Singijun, Chongtongjun, were made for military use, and Jusal, Dongsi, Nosi for hunting, and bakdu, Yuyeopjunm Pyeonjun for archery trials in the military service examination.
Various Images of Arrows
&Arrowheads