Welcome to The Cinnabar Bow! The name is an allusion to the cinnabar-red bow wielded by the legendary archer Yi (羿), a key figure from ancient Chinese lore who shot down ten suns (among other mythical feats). The various sub-pages of this site cover different aspects of traditional Chinese and Asian archery, including tutorials, notes, and commercial info.

Mariner (水手) Traditional Chinese Bows

Notes on Traditional Chinese Archery

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