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Time Travel, Trebuchets, and Atlatls

Author(s): James M Mathieu

Year: 2009

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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.]

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


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.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America