Bow and arrow is an important invention in ancient times, which is of great significance to the primitive nations with hunting and animal husbandry economy. It can effectively resist beasts and obtain more prey. Therefore, in his book the origin of family, private ownership and state, Engels clearly pointed out that “bow and arrow is the decisive weapon in the age of ignorance, just as iron sword is the decisive weapon in the age of barbarism and firearms is the decisive weapon in the age of civilization”.
Bow and arrow is a long-range weapon with great power and long range. A bow consists of an elastic arm and a flexible bowstring; an arrow consists of an arrow, a shaft and a feather. Arrows are made of copper or iron (Modern arrows are mostly made of alloy), poles are made of bamboo or wood (Modern arrows are mostly made of pure carbon or aluminum alloy), feathers are made of eagle or goose feathers. It is one of the important weapons used by the army and hunters.