>> I am guessing because they needed so few arrows they would not
>> need a quiver?
> Well, that's the way I read it. We tend to need quivers because we
> carry so many arrows at once. I've tucked three arrows in my belt for
> woods walks without a problem. Works fine. Also looks better if you
> somehow end up standing guard in court.
Also, remember that "matched" arrows is a modern concept. In period
matching spine and weight wasn't done. A hunter would learn the
characteristics of each arrow that he had. With more than two or three
arrows, there would be too much effort to keep track of ALL their
individual characteristics. In war, it was reasonable to issue large
numbers of arrows because the archers wern't trying to hit a specific
target. All they were doing was putting their shots into a general
area which doesn't require knowing the specifics of each individual
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