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Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2000)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Niger bone harpoons Taforalt NW Africa, Morocco Stone Age tools, hunter- gatherers Taga N Japan Heian fortress Tagara (modern Thair) C India early trade Tagda'it W Africa, Niger bone harpoons Taghaza W Africa, Mali early town Tagra ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

The Okhotsk Sea culture of Hokkaido in the fifth to fourteenth centuries left skeletons, harpoons, and drawings depicting whale harpooning. Ainu people on Uchiura Bay, Pacific coast of southern Hokkaido, opportunistically hunted whales in ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of Commerce. A book of reference, etc. [Edited by R. M. Smith.] (1873)

by Ronald M. SMITH

HARPING-IRoN, or HARPoon, HARPoons [Ger. Hargumen, Du. Harpoenen, Da. HarAune, Sw. Asa "Aunt, Fr. As a rooms, It. RamZoni, Sp. A 7% ones, Port. Harpeos, Rus. Osfregi], a large spear or javelin, made of forged iron, and five or six ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of commerce [ed. by R.M. Smith]. (1873)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

Harp1ng-Iron, or Harpoon, Harpoons [Ger. Harpunen, Du. Harpoenen, Da. Har- pune, Sw. llarpun, Fr. Harpons, It. Ram- poni, Sp. Arpones, Port. Harpeos, Rus. Os- trcgt], a large spear or javelin, made of forged iron, and five or six feet long ; it ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Missouri Indians (1998)

by Donald Ricky

Hunting implements included arrows tipped with flint, bone or antler, harpoons with barbed bone or antler points, and spears tipped with stone. Axes and adzes of ground or polished stone were used for felling trees, and dressing poles for ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of North American Environmentalism (1997)

by Edward Robert Wells, Alan M. Schwartz

The group's headline-grabbing actions included sending small rubber rafts between harpoons from whaling ships and the whales, sailing into waters where atomic testing was scheduled to occur, and unleashing banners from smokestacks, ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

The bone "harpoons" and pin have the same chemical condition as the bones — they both firmly adhere to the tongue. The " whetstones" are long narrow pieces of greenish grit, and are similar in form and material to those found in the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology

by Amalananda Ghosh

Harpoons. Harpoons similar in shape to those from the Copper Hoards occur among bone objects of the Magdalenian culture, widely removed ...

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Scrabble value of H4A1R1P3O1O1N1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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