Spear thrower

The Mammoth spear thrower, discovered at the rock shelter of Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne, France, is from the late Magdalenian period and is  12,500 years old.

The Mammoth spear thrower, discovered at the rock shelter of Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne, France, is from the late Magdalenian period and is 12,500 years old.

Andrew Rogers created 2 geoglyphs, 'Atlatl' (spear thrower) and 'Rhythms of Life' on the Black Mesa in Yucca Valley, Mohave Desert, California, USA. Artist.

Andrew Rogers created 2 geoglyphs, 'Atlatl' (spear thrower) and 'Rhythms of Life' on the Black Mesa in Yucca Valley, Mohave Desert, California, USA. Artist.

Southwestern-Style Spear Throwers Identified in the Ozarks

New analysis of two spear-throwers excavated nearly a century ago in the Ozark Mountains reveals what one archaeologist calls an “uncanny” similarity to those used in the ancient Southwest and.

ceremonial atlatl  Peru 0-300 A.D.  Lombards Museum

Spear-thrower - Ceremonial atlatl, of the paleo indians BC

Spear thrower WA

The aim of this article is to look at the variety of Aboriginal Spear Throwers not as just as weapons but as a collectable aboriginal art form.

Primitive Weapons: The 100mph Atlatl Spear Thrower – Just Survival

Primitive Weapons: The Atlatl Spear Thrower – Just Survival

Andrew Rogers created 2 geoglyphs, 'Atlatl' (spear thrower) and 'Rhythms of Life' on the Black Mesa in Yucca Valley, Mohave Desert, California, USA. Artist.

Andrew Rogers created 2 geoglyphs, 'Atlatl' (spear thrower) and 'Rhythms of Life' on the Black Mesa in Yucca Valley, Mohave Desert, California, USA. Artist.

The Mammoth Spear Thrower (Circa 10,500 BCE) : Carved from an antler of a reindeer. Early example of art lending additional form or functionality to a practical object.

Spear thrower in the shape of a wooly mammoth made from reindeer antler from the rock shelter of Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne, France, Late Magdalenian / Ca BCE / Length 124 mm / Christy Collection / © The Trustees of the British Museum

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