The stone-tipped arrow

The stone-tipped arrow

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Chap. 7, 151-175; Discussion on ethnographic and prehistoric material culture in Australia; Describes manufacture and usage of flaked stone spear points, knives, adzes, ground axes, as well as wooden and bcne tools; General outline of Australian archaeology; Relationships with South East Asia, and cultural change are examined; Includes description of microlithic collection from Point Cook, Victoria, now in British Museum.The intractability of the former makes this hard to understand, except in the absence of any more suitable materials. ... grindingArstones, whetstones and such purposes: their cutting and woodworking tools and missile points are all made of metal. ... A clear example of this is to be found in the northAr western Bhil groups, who have acquired many Rajput characteristics from fugitives of the Rajput wars whoanbsp;...

Title:The stone-tipped arrow
Author:Bridget Allchin
Publisher: - 1966


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