Description: A Native American subtriangular grey flint point with a short broad tang and a dull speckled black grey patina, some minute edge chips, 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.
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