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The history and development of projectile technology research

Author(s): Heidi Knecht

Editor(s): Heidi Knecht

Year: 1997

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J. Whittaker: Good summary, excellent references, especially for European sources. Discusses atlatls: little ethnographic information available, lots of experiments, gives summary of weight hypotheses. Cites earliest spear thrower date: 17,470+/-250 on an antler hook from the Solutrean (Upper Paleolithic) of Combe Sauniere, France.

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The history and development of projectile technology research. Heidi Knecht, Heidi Knecht. In Projectile Technology. Pp. 3-36. London, New York: Plenum. 1997 ( tDAR id: 423122)


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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager

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ExArc Id(s): 9912


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