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Penetrating elephant hides with wood atlatl darts

Author(s): William B Butler

Year: 1980

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Summary

J. Whittaker: More formal report of 1979. Est velocity 23.2 m/sec, but not measured, darts “much too light and of extremely poor balance” (unfletched), too dull. Lesson: need to be prepared ahead for opportunities like this.


Cite this Record

Penetrating elephant hides with wood atlatl darts. William B Butler. Plains Anthropologist. 25 (90): 353-356. 1980 ( tDAR id: 423116)


Keywords

General
Atlatl

Geographic Keywords
USA


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Experimental Archaeology


Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 9906

Notes

Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.


Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America