The history and development of projectile technology research
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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