Atatl

Atatl

Time Frame: Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago

The “atlatl” or spear thrower allowed Archaic hunters to project their weapons further and with greater force.
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archaeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 2 – Archaic Period

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