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The Spear-Thrower from 15,000 Years Ago to the Present

Author(s): Campbell Grant

Year: 1979

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J. Whittaker: Nice summary, nothing new, emphasis on rock art, California and W US, several drawings, summarizes ethnographic evidence.

Grant experiments with Basketmaker replica: 200', accurate 30-50', weights give more power at close range, don't help distance.

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The Spear-Thrower from 15,000 Years Ago to the Present. Campbell Grant. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quartertly. 15 (1): 1-17. 1979 ( tDAR id: 415554)


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): 1806


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