A small North American Indian triangular side-notched flint point

A small North American Indian triangular side-notched flint point

Code: 2547

£20.00
 

Description: A small triangular side-notched fawn flint point, complete and undamaged and a nice example.

Size:  27 mm/1.1 ins. in length

Culture: American Indian

Date: Possibly Archaic, c. 8000-4500 years B.P., or possibly later.

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.