A North American Indian Archaic corner notched stone point

A North American Indian Archaic corner notched stone point

Code: 2534

£35.00
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Description: A broad triangular banded grey stone corner notched point, a chip to the top of one corner notch resulting in the loss of one barb and some iron staining and some glue residue on one side, otherwise condition good.

Size: 52 mm/2 ins. in length

Culture: American Indian

Date: Archaic, c. 8000-4500 years B.P.

Provenance: Ex West Sussex private collection.

Points like this would have been used to tip spears and darts thrown using atlatls (spear throwers). In North America, the best evidence suggests that bows and arrows were not introduced until about 1400 years B.P.