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Wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment)
Overall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1725
The cranequin, or winding device, made the crossbow easier to span for reloading. With a full quiverâ€”a container for bolts and arrowsâ€”a hunter could bring home plenty of meat.
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