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Title: Atlatl Weight





Title: Atlatl Weight

Collection Name: Neolithic Objects Found in Duxbury
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Period or Date: 6000 BP
Object Type: Artifact
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A spear throwing stick (atlatl) often had a stone counterweight attached (atlatl weight).

This specimen is half an atlatl weight (the other half broken off). It was found at the edge of a trail near Round Pond, Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Approximate age is 6000 BP (before present) or what is referred to as the Middle Archaic period.
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