Paracas spear-thrower c100 BCE

Paracas spear-thrower c100 BCE

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

Primitive Weapons: The Atlatl Spear Thrower – Just Survival

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

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

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 Mesoamerica.  One of the artifacts — an intact carved wooden spear thrower, or atlatl — was first described in the 1920s, when it was found under a rock outcrop known as the Alred Shelter in northwestern Arkansas.

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.

Backside of OUTSTANDING ABORIGINAL STONE-CARVED OVAL SPEAR THROWER WOOMERA (TRIBALMANIA.COM)

Backside of OUTSTANDING ABORIGINAL STONE-CARVED OVAL SPEAR THROWER WOOMERA (TRIBALMANIA.COM)

Aboriginal spear-thrower from Victoria

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.

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.

Montastruc mammoth spear thrower 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 12 500 years old  Length 124 mm Christy Collection  Photo: © The Trustees of the British Museum Text: http://www.skydive.ru/en/masterpieces-of-the-british-museum/1732-mammoth-shaped-spear-thrower.html

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 12 500 years old

Spear thrower (middle section). Vokeo Island. The hardwood carved zoomorphic figure is of extremely high quality-it is very unusual to see the four limbs from the animal carved free from the body. L. 17".  Michael Hamson Oceanic Art

Spear thrower (middle section). The hardwood carved zoomorphic figure is of extremely high quality-it is very unusual to see the four limbs from the animal carved free from the body.

PAIR OF 19TH C. WOOMERA, SPEAR THROWERS W/ BARBS

PAIR OF 19TH C. WOOMERA, SPEAR THROWERS W/ BARBS

VINTAGE KIDS BOOK The Spear Thrower A Story of Early Man An Origami Story Book

The Spear Thrower A Story of Early Man An Origami Story Book - David Roberts - Leslie Caswell - 1972 - Vintage Book

A Moche spear thrower made of wood, gold

Spear Thrower Moche(Early) 100 B. 200 Wood, gold, lapis lazuli, shell, red pigment Length 20 in. Depth 3 - Available at 2006 September Pre-Columbian.

Large Aboriginal Spear-Thrower from Western Australia

Large Aboriginal Spear-Thrower from Western Australia

This spear thrower made  from reindeer antler and sculpted as a mammoth around 14,000 years ago   was found in the rock shelter of Montastruc, France. The ancestors of modern Europeans in this era lived by hunting, fishing and collecting food. Experts say their art shows they had fully modern brains.

Face of the 26,000-year-old woman! FIRST EVER portrait of a woman was carved into a tusk of a woolly mammoth (and it's smaller than a thumb)

Spear thrower made from reindeer antler, sculpted as a mammoth. Found in the rock shelter of Montastruc, France. Approximately years old The British Museum - Ice Age art arrival of the modern mind 7 February – 26 May 2013

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