This problem is also from Xuanxuan Qijing, or ‘The Gateway to All Marvels’. This problem is titled 野狐箭, or the ‘Fox-Catching Arrow’, apparently because the shape ‘looks like the arrow’s head’ – personally, however, I fail to see the resemblance.
While its name may be dubious, the problem itself is one of the most ingenious I have seen.
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