Anyone interested in the Siberian archery tackle photos, please drop
me an email at:
I'll drop you some links to download them.
There are hundreds of photos of bows and arrows, with the total size
of over 500+ Megs. So, high speed connection is a must. These kind of
bows and arrows were collected by Finnish scientists from Russia in
the beginning of 19th century. The exact date of the tackle is
unknown, but I was told by the museum curator that when collected,
the archery gear was out of use and kept as family 'memories'. As a
curiosity, the bows match the descriptions of ancient Finnish
birch/pine laminate bows. If someone wants to make a medieval
Scandinavian/Russian laminate bow and arrows to it, this photoset is
I promised not to web publish the photos, under the pain that museum
will take their normal charges of the photography.