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However, ancient Chinese historians had recorded the variety of races on their northwestern border as far back as the Han Dynasty.
This area was both a trade route and the point of contact many people from different environments and cultures.
Another feature that was rare in more recent traditional composite bows was that the tips were smoothly recurved.
Subeshi (Subeixi) is situated to the east of the famous Silk Road town of Turpan (Turfan).The cross-section of the recurve was more like a slightly flattened oval.For part of this there is a groove on one side as just mentioned.Roman armies might have carried them even further west.Remains of later Roman archery equipment have been found in Britain, both grip scales and laths for the ears.