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Contact: Julie Russ
Arizona State University

500,000 Spear Tip

Caption: This is a ~500,000-year-old point from Kathu Pan 1. Multiple lines of evidence indicate that points from Kathu Pan 1 were used as hafted spear tips. Scale bar = 1 cm.

Credit: Jayne Wilkins

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