Time Travel, Trebuchets, and Atlatls

Author(s): James M Mathieu

Year: 2009


J. Whittaker: Teaching archaeology hands-on. Claims student experiment demonstrated that javelin technique more appropriate analogy to atlatl than baseball throw. Experienced javelin throwers did better at accuracy and distance with atlatls than range of others. [Not enough details given to evaluate this experiment.]

Cite this Record

Time Travel, Trebuchets, and Atlatls. James M Mathieu. Expedition. The Magazine of Archaeology, Anthropology. 45 (3): 6-7. 2009 ( tDAR id: 423383)

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Atlatl Education living history trebuchet

Geographic Keywords

Temporal Keywords
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): 10194


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