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Atlatl

Object Number:40609A
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Collier County
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Rabbit
Length: 43.8 cm
Width: 6 cm
Depth: 3.4 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:484 - Other Number

Description

Single holed atlatl. Highly finished and decorated. Spur and curved in for of West Indian rabbit "thumping." Handle end turned down in graceful volute like "Mayan" specimen.

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