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Factors Influencing the Use of Stone Projectile Tips: An Ethnographic Perspective

Author(s): Christopher Ellis

Editor(s): Heidi Knecht

Year: 1997

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Summary

J. Whittaker: Good article, nice compilation of ethnographic data on point use, good consideration of +/- factors in use of stone tips and alternatives. Not much directly related to atlatls. Conclusions: stone tips make more effective, improve light projectiles, usually indicate large game hunting.


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Factors Influencing the Use of Stone Projectile Tips: An Ethnographic Perspective. Christopher Ellis, Heidi Knecht. In Projectile Technology. Pp. 37-47. London, New York: Plenum. 1997 ( tDAR id: 423418)


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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager


Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 10230

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