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Atlatl darts. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
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Atlatl darts

These points may be as old as 4,800 years, according to the archaeologists. They are dart points for an atlatl, a spear throwing device used before they were replaced by bows and arrows. McKean Technocomplex, Duncan/Hanna points. Estimated age, 3800 to 4800 years old, give or take a couple of hundred years.

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