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Experiments in the use of atlatl weights

TitleExperiments in the use of atlatl weights
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1960
AuthorsPEETS, O. H.
JournalAmerican Antiquity
Volume26
Issue1
Pages108-110
PublisherSociety for American Archaeology
Place PublishedWashington DC
Type of Articlearticle
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISSN Number0002-7316
Abstract

J. Whittaker: Weight makes no difference to distance of cast. Weights probably for balance of spear on hand. [Motion not described, but inaccuracy mentioned. Recognized problems of consistency in throwing, but sample size is not mentioned.]