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Atlatl Technology: Some Further Reflections

Author(s): Scott Jones

Year: 2009

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Summary

J. Whittaker: Flexible weighted atlatls in N. Am. are advance over more common rigid forms, perhaps as competed with newer bows. [Unfortunately continues to promote spring theories and atlatl as ancestor to bow.] Examples of modern symbolic use of obsolete weaponry.


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Atlatl Technology: Some Further Reflections. Scott Jones. Bulletin of Primitive Technology. 2009 (37): 75-79. 2009 ( tDAR id: 423339)


Keywords

General
Atlatl Hunting Weapon

Geographic Keywords
USA

Temporal Keywords
Newer Era Newest Era


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): 10150

Notes

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