Throwing in the Middle and Upper Paleolithic: inferences from an analysis of humeral retroversion.

@article{Rhodes2009ThrowingIT,
  title={Throwing in the Middle and Upper Paleolithic: inferences from an analysis of humeral retroversion.},
  author={Jill A Rhodes and Steven Emilio Churchill},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
When in evolutionary history did long-range projectile weapons become an important component of hunting toolkits? The archeological evidence for the development of projectile weaponry is complex and generally indirect, and has led to different conclusions about the origin and spread of this technology. Lithic evidence from the Middle Stone Age (MSA) has led some researchers to suggest that true long- range projectile weaponry developed in Africa perhaps as early as 80,000 years ago, and was… CONTINUE READING
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