Anthropology and Classical Studies Faculty Research

Title

Spears, Darts, and Arrows: Late Woodland Hunting Techniques in the Upper Ohio Valley

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 7-1993

Abstract

The belief that the bow and arrow replaced the spear and/or dart as hunting weapons in eastern North American between 1500 and 1200 B.P. is tested using a classification function that identifies bifaces as either spear/dart or arrow points.

Publication Title

American Antiquity

Volume

58

Issue

3

First Page

425

Last Page

443