9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Inall and Sewpaul

Manufacture and efficacy of bone spears copyright Inall and Sewpaul

An Experimental Archaeology Project Examining the Manufacture and Efficacy of Iron Age Bone Spearheads Yvonne Inall (University of Hull) & Naomi Sewpaul (University of Bradford) In Britain bone spearheads were in use from the Palaeolithic until at least the Iron Age (IA). This prolonged usage indicates these were effective weapons and form part of the … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Geoff M Smith

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. The efficiency of wooden projectiles: experimental observations and archaeological implications Geoff M. Smith (website) Post-Doc Researcher at RGZM: Palaeolithic Dept The recovery of wooden implements from sites such as Clacton and Schöningen have increased interest into how these implements were created and how effective they were. This … Continue reading