Reconstructing an ancient lethal weapon

University of Washington researchers re-created ancient projectile points to test their effectiveness. From left to right: stone, microblade and bone tips.Janice Wood
University of Washington researchers re-created ancient projectile points to test their effectiveness. From left to right: stone, microblade and bone tips.Janice Wood

UW archeologists have re-created the weapons used by hunter-gatherers in the post-Ice Age Arctic some 14,000 years ago.

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