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4,500-year-old archer’s wrist guard found in Scotland

An archer's wrist guard which dates back 4,500 years has been found in a Bronze Age grave in Scotland. “The wrist guard is also particularly exciting. It has holes so that it could be tied to the wrist with a leather strap, and may have been ornamental or functional.” The skeletal remains,

Study of Mary Rose skeletons shows archery took a toll on the body

Researchers examining the skeletons of archers found on the sunken Mary Rose have found that the heavy longbows physically affected them in dramatic ways. "It is known that archers were on board as 'arm guards' that they used were found. But they don't know which skeletons they would be. "So we are