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Atlatl weights are more commonly called boatstones from their resemblance to a boat. They served as a weight to increase the throwing power of an atlatl, a stick with an attachment that was used to throw a dart or spear. This weight was found in Greenwood County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1984. Note the incised lines on the top and sides of this fragment.

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Atlatl Weight - 1

Item Number: 310067
Call Number: 14GR 1984.C.89
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 310067

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