Tool or Weapon? IU Research Throws Light on Stone Artifacts' Use as Ancient Projectiles

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 04:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

IU Bloomington professor Geoffrey Bingham and colleagues in the United Kingdom and United States contend that ancient stones discovered at an archeological site nearly 30 years ago served not as tools, as previously thought, but as weapons for defense and hunting. The research is reported in the journal Scientific Reports.

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