Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Arrowheads
Varied Sites
Neolithic Period
Khiamian, Sultanian, Tahunian and Yarmukian cultures, 11,500–8,000 years ago
Flint, The bow-and-arrow was invented 11,000 years ago. No arrow shafts or bows from this time have been preserved, however, since they were made of wood. Only the flint arrowheads have survived.


Accession number: 84.9.14, 2002.53.21 ,84.9.44 ,84.9.60, 84.9.80, 84.9.73, 84.9.44, K10292, 84.9.64, 84.9.76 ,84.9.57 ,84.9.77 ,84.9.79, 84.9.17, 84.9.30, 84.9.28, 84.9.43 ,84.9.75 ,84.9.74 ,84.9.56 ,84.9.12, 84.9.72, 84.9.48, 84.9.49 ,84.9.8, 84.9.37 ,84.9.31, 84.9.32, K10300, 2001.1.30, 2001.1.29, 2001.1.33, 84.9.69
IAA 1982-507/40, 1983-526/36, 1983-527/29, 1983-527/5
 
 



Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir