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

TitleFactors Influencing the Use of Stone Projectile Tips: An Ethnographic Perspective
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsELLIS, C.
EditorKNECHT, H.
Book TitleProjectile Technology
CityLondon, New York
PublisherPlenum
Pages37-47
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-0306457166
Abstract

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.