Bone Artifacts Suggest Early Adoption Of Poison-Tipped Arrow Technology In Eastern Africa
Jun20

Bone Artifacts Suggest Early Adoption Of Poison-Tipped Arrow Technology In Eastern Africa

Researchers studying bone artifacts discovered in the Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar, have found evidence to suggest that bone tools were used for hunting, and even as poison arrow tips. The findings, published in the journal Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, suggest that bone technology was a central element to the Kuumbi Cave’s inhabitants over 13,000 years ago. Bone technology – such as its use as an arrow tip – was essential to a...

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