Anasazi Basket Maker I Atlatl Weight

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Anasazi/Basket Maker Atlatl handle weight.

This is the larger rear stone. There were at least 2 stones sometimes 3 and 4 stones tied to the handle for balance and momentum. Weight is 2 1/2" long and 1" wide, made out of a brown sandstone material. There is a slight indentation around the mid point of the weight where it had been tied to the handle. See photo #4 for how these stones were used. These loaf shaped stone were tied to the bottom of Atlatl handles to give them momentum when launching the spear or Atlatl dart.See photo #4. The darts were bigger than arrows but smaller than a lance.

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Item Details

Reference #:
Antiques (approx100yrs)
1,200 years before present
(Width x Height X Depth)
1.00 x 2.50 x
Highly compressed sandstone