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Lìngjiàn (令箭) or "Command Arrow"
A special arrow used to prove one's authority.
A variety of Dayak blowgun dart.
Dayak name for a blowgun dart
Rare Ottoman war arrow
With a small, barbed armor-piercing point and early style painted shaft.
Rare Korean war arrow
With a large double-edged tip and golden cresting.
Various Indian arrows
An assortment of Indian arrows with various heads.
Chinese target arrow
With snake skin nock. Probably made by Ju Yuan Hao in the 1950s.
Chinese name for a class of arrows with a large, non-ferrous head. Many are whistles, some are blunts.
Republican period whistle arrow
Dating from the revival period of Chinese archery in the 1930s.
Old Javanese for a type of arrow with a bird-shaped head.
An old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a large spearhead shaped arrowhead.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a serpentine arrowhead.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a trident shaped head.
Old Javanese word for a type of arrow with a crescent moon shaped arrowhead.
Old Javanese for a type of arrow with a wheel attached.
Old Javanese word for "arrow".
Box of Javanese arrows
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Sinhalese word for "arrow".
Three Indian war arrows
Fitted with facetted armor-piercing bodkins type arrowheads.
Phal (फल / پھل)
Hindi. Literally "fruit". Name for blades, arrowheads, spearheads.
Hindi loan word from Persian for "arrow" or "arrows".
Two Indian flight arrows
Light and slender arrows with small metal tips, optimized for long-distance shooting.
Three Indian anti-siege arrows
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
Five Indian arrows
From the same set, but with a variety of different arrowheads.
Eight Indian bodkin arrows
Fitted with strong, facetted armor-piercing heads.
Seven Indian broadhead arrows
With fairly large broadheads, painted tails and bulbous nocks.
An interesting Japanese yari
Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.
Shào jiàn (哨箭)
Chinese for a class of whistling arrows that combine a whistle with an arrowhead.
Qing Chinese term meaning "war arrow". The standard Qing military arrow.
Chinese name for a type of Qing military arrow.
Two fine north Indian arrows
With points mimicking the shape of the Indian push dagger called "katar".
Pī jiàn (鈚箭)
Chinese name for a class of broadhead arrows. (Alternative spelling using an archaic character).
Pī jiàn (披箭)
Chinese name for a class of broadhead arrows.
Manchu word for a class of broadhead arrows, a military "company", or captain.
12 North Indian arrows
With katar-tipped heads and dark brown shafts.
A Sirdan, or Manchu war arrow
This large and imposing type of war arrow is often compared to a small spear.
Ottoman bow with siper and arrows
A rare Ottoman bow that has seen better days.