Warring States Crossbow Trigger

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Mark Cartwright
by Gary Lee Todd
published on 10 July 2017
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The trigger and firing mechanism of a crossbow from the Chinese Warring States Period, 3rd century BCE (possible a century later during the Han Dynasty). Bronze inlaid with silver.

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Todd, G. L. (2017, July 10). Warring States Crossbow Trigger. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6882/warring-states-crossbow-trigger/

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