Evidence for Early Hafted Hunting Technology

  title={Evidence for Early Hafted Hunting Technology},
  author={Jayne Wilkins and Benjamin J Schoville and K. S. Brown and M. Chazan},
  pages={942 - 946}
Ancient Weaponry Hafting, which allowed projectile points to be attached to a staff, was an important technological advance that greatly increased the functionality of weapons of early humans. This technology was used by both Neandertals and early Homo sapiens and is readily seen after about 200,000 to 300,000 years ago, but whether it was used by a common ancestor or was separately acquired by each species is unclear. Supporting use by a common ancestor, Wilkins et al. (p. 942) report that… Expand

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