Penetrating elephant hides with wood atlatl darts

Author(s): William B Butler

Year: 1980


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.

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

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

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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager

Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 9906


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