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The history and development of projectile technology research

TitleThe history and development of projectile technology research
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsKNECHT, H.
EditorKNECHT, H.
Book TitleProjectile Technology
CityLondon, New York
PublisherPlenum
Pages3-36
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-0306457166
Abstract

J. Whittaker: Good summary, excellent references, especially for European sources. Discusses atlatls: little ethnographic information available, lots of experiments, gives summary of weight hypotheses. Cites earliest spear thrower date: 17,470+/-250 on an antler hook from the Solutrean (Upper Paleolithic) of Combe Sauniere, France.