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

Author(s): Campbell Grant

Year: 1979


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.

Cite this Record

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)

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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.