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COACHING THE ATLATL: How a Spearthrower Throws a Spear. John Whittaker Feb 2002, revised April 20, 2023 Throwing a dart with an atlatl is a complex sequence of motions. It is difficult to visualize and explain exactly what happens, and a number of fallacies and odd theories have made their way into the literature. Unlike … Read More “How to throw with an atlatl” »
“The Bodies in the Cave” by Rachel Monroe (Contributing writer at The New Yorker covering Texas and the Southwest) from the Magazine, The New Yorker, October 10, 2022 Issue By Frank Lukes, Editor of The Atlatl This article follows Byron Schroeder, Head of the Center for Big Bend Studies, a research institute focused on archaeology … Read More “Review: The Bodies in the Cave” »
Take a tour of the Experimental Archeology lab in Ohio. Video Tour ALSO: “Janice Wood and Ben Fitzhugh, from the University of Washington’s anthropology department, tried to answer this question by reconstructing the prehistoric projectiles and points that would have been in these hunters’ arsenal.” read more at Atlasobscura.com
Click the link to read the paper Bone and antler projectile points from the Meso-Neolithic site Zamostje 2, Moscow region, Russia Projectile points as a major implement of the economic prosperity of ancient people have always been an important indicator for evaluating cultural traditions, chronological attributes, hunting and crafting skills. … In this paper, Olga … Read More “Prehistoric Russian Projectile Points” »