A North American Indian Archaic grey flint stemmed point

A North American Indian Archaic grey flint stemmed point

Code: 2535

£24.00
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Description: A mottled grey flint stemmed point, a chip to one edge and some glue residue on one side, otherwise condition good.

Size: 55 mm/2.2 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.