Description: A good-sized triangular light grey flint stemmed point, possibly originally with two slight barbs, now chipped, but a nice symmetrical example.
Size: 77 mm/3 ins. in length
Culture: American Indian
Date: Archaic, c. 8000-4500 years B.P.
Provenance: From a Sussex private estate.
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.
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