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Un crochet de propulseur Solutréen de la Grotte de Combe-Saunière 1 (Dordogne)

Author(s): Pierre Cattelain

Year: 1989

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Summary

J. Whittaker: In French. .[A Solutrean Spear Thrower Hook from the Cave of Combe-Sauniere 1.] Short distal end piece with male hook, made of reindeer antler tine. Solutrean levels, associated with shouldered points. Decorated with a few lines. On tine, so originally short. Similar specimens beveled to attach to atlatl, tried experimentally. [If context correct, earliest spear thrower find]


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Un crochet de propulseur Solutréen de la Grotte de Combe-Saunière 1 (Dordogne). Pierre Cattelain. Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française. 86 (7): 213-216. 1989 ( tDAR id: 423344)


Keywords

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Atlatl Hunting Weapon


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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager


Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 10155

Notes

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


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