Atlatl Technology: Some Further Reflections

Author(s): Scott Jones

Year: 2009


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)

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Atlatl Hunting Weapon

Geographic Keywords

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


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