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Some experiments in the use of the atlatl

Author(s): Walker J Davenport

Year: 1943

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Summary

J. Whittaker: Very accurate and powerful, not as much as bow but good (motion overhand, wrist snap to extend atlatl adds power).


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Cite this Record

Some experiments in the use of the atlatl. Walker J Davenport. Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological and Palaeontological Society. 15: 30-37. 1943 ( tDAR id: 414804)


Keywords

General
Atlatl Ethnoarchaeology Hunting Weapon

Geographic Keywords
USA

Temporal Keywords
Newest Era


Spatial Coverage

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

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager


Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 1053

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