“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” »
Video by Elsa Gibertson of Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison, Vermont
The Par-Tee site contains the largest artifact assemblage from the Oregon coast…. Perhaps the most remarkable tools recovered from the site are the remains of at least 23 whale bone atlatls or spear throwers… Several of the Par-tee atlatls are extremely small and were probably used by children.
Wound ballistics: The prey specific implications of penetrating trauma injuries from osseous, flaked stone, and composite inset microblade projectiles during the Pleistocene/Holocene transition, Alaska U.S.A. by Janice Wood and Ben Fitzhugh Journal of Archaeological Science, January 2018 Highlights •Ballistic gel results predicted wound potential of points into soft tissues of the carcass. •The inset microblade point … Read More “Wound Ballistics from Stone Projectiles” »