Archaeology & Environmentalism
katiepithecus:

It is really really cool to hold something in your hand that has been buried for a hundreds of years, that someone made and used so long ago. 

katiepithecus:

It is really really cool to hold something in your hand that has been buried for a hundreds of years, that someone made and used so long ago. 

flintknife:

Projectile point, Neolithic, surface find locally. North Downs, by me. 2009.
I guess it’s easy to lose your arrows when shooting them into the woods. I love the economy of manufacture on this - wam, bam, bit of retouch on one edge and it’s good to go. Probably took seconds to make.
And oh yeah, not taken with f**kin Instacrap. Taken with a Nikon. ‘…..mmm…Nikon.’

flintknife:

Projectile point, Neolithic, surface find locally. North Downs, by me. 2009.

I guess it’s easy to lose your arrows when shooting them into the woods. I love the economy of manufacture on this - wam, bam, bit of retouch on one edge and it’s good to go. Probably took seconds to make.

And oh yeah, not taken with f**kin Instacrap. Taken with a Nikon. ‘…..mmm…Nikon.’

alaughingboy:

Obsidian projectiles made by my Archaeology professor, who is like my hero now.

alaughingboy:

Obsidian projectiles made by my Archaeology professor, who is like my hero now.

And now, just because I am a complete nerd like this,

katiepithecus:

I will attempt to classify the projectile point styles of each of the points I’ve posted recently. I used the diagram here

I love this!