). A bow-case. It was worn suspended by a
belt over the right shoulder, and frequently held the arrows as well as the bow (Sil. Ital.
xv. 773). On this account, it is often confounded with the pharetra
quiver. It is generally carried by the armed Persians who are represented
on the Persepolitan bas-reliefs; and in this, as in many other respects, we observe the
agreement between them and the European nations situated to the north of the Euxine Sea.