A North American Indian Archaic flint side notched point

A North American Indian Archaic flint side notched point

Code: 2580

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Description: A good-sized triangular grey flint side notched point, a chip to one side of the base, but a nice symmetrical example.

Size: 66 mm/2.6 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.