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Old 24th September 2020, 12:19 AM   #1
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Default Recent Research on New Guinea Bone Daggers

Greetings,

Though not my area, these bone daggers I do find interesting. Here is a recent research article (which I turned into a pdf file) and a link to the original:

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/...098/rsos.172067






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Old 24th September 2020, 03:46 AM   #2
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Nice article Jose! I like the science these people bring to the issue of human and cassowary bone daggers. Very interesting article. Thanks for posting it.
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Old 24th September 2020, 07:19 AM   #3
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Interesting how yataghan-looking the pommel ends look. Parallel evolution?
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Perhaps. I also look at function - the formation of the joint end makes for a good and natural hand stop like a yataghan.
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