Experiments in the function and performance of the weighted atlatl
, World Archaeology 18(2): 153-77.
Desert males, however, demonstrate a higher frequency of right radial caput involvement, which Webb believes may be related to a greater reliance on the atlatl
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A dart would be used with an atlatl
, it's usually a thinner and more flexible rod, while a spear shaft would be designed to be thrown by itself," she said.
SINCE THE INVENTION of sharpened stone points, the atlatl
, the bow, the musket and then the rifle, humans have been dependent on their large brains to help create killing technology.
Harvest Weekend Visitors can learn how to preserve jams and jellies and the secrets of apple pie making, watch the Franklin Pierce University Atlatl
team, meet bunnies from the Bolton Bunny Club and alpacas from Plain View Farm, along with many other activities, 10 a.
Simple bevelled atlatl
heads at La Croze (Pincon 1988) have a real similarity with specimens from the Swiss site of Kesslerloch (Merk 1876; Table 3), also ascribed to the Middle Magdalenian (Leesch 1993).
Animals were hunted with an atlatl
or rudimentary bow and arrow.
Most archaeologists agree that these abstract representations of birds, fashioned from banded, striated slate and usually grey, deep charcoal, or green, were used as atlatl
weights attached to spears to counterbalance thrust.
Visitors used prehistoric hand-driven pump drills and an atlatl
, the spear-thrower used by Paleoindians to hunt mammoths.
to ZOOZOO, and KAVAKAVA to TUCUTUCU, from DIVIDIVI to QUINAQUINA, and RIRORIRO to CHIQUICHIQUI, they all catch your eye.
was a throwing stick or board with a notch at one end, used to propel a dart--much like a lacrosse stick does for a ball.