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Dynamics of spear throwing

BAUGH, D., "Dynamics of spear throwing", American Journal of Physics, vol. 71, issue 4, pp. 345-350, 2003.

Atlatls are levers, not springs

WHITTAKER, J. C., "Atlatls are levers, not springs", Bulletin of Primitive Technology, vol. 48, Utah, Society of Primitive Technology, pp. 68-73, Fall 2014.

Slinging Spears: recent evidence on flexible shaft spear throwers

PALTER, J. L., "Slinging Spears: recent evidence on flexible shaft spear throwers", SAA Bulletin, vol. 17, issue 2, Washington DC, SAA, pp. 2-3, 16, 1999.

More than 20 years ago, I proposed that the category of artifacts in North America collectively known as

How did people hunt before bow and arrow were invented (NL)?

Bow and arrow were invented about 15,000 years ago, when the last ice age was ending. Before that, people used a stick to make their arm longer, thus enhancing the power with which the spear was thrown...

Conference: Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology 2011 (RE-ARC)

Mark Butler (US)

The second annual Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology Conference was held at the Schiele Museum of Natural History, Gastonia, NC, 16-17 October, 2011 and was attended by over 50 participants representing at least 10 states, two countries and an unknown number of general museum visitors...


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