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10 Days in Fate Bell Shelter

10 Days in Fate Bell Shelter

By Jerod Roberts and Vicky Roberts We knew from the beginning of The Alexandria Project that documenting Fate Bell Shelter was going to be a monumental task. A typical rock art site may take us only a few hours to complete our baseline level of documentation, while a...

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Atlatls in Lower Pecos Rock Art

Atlatls in Lower Pecos Rock Art

By Charles Koenig One of humanity’s oldest weapon systems is the atlatl, or spear thrower. The atlatl functions as a lever to throw a dart (or spear) with greater speed, distance, and accuracy than a hand-thrown spear. Atlatls were used by humans as early as 20,000...

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