People of the Waters - Archaic
OPM #:
800-213
Object Name:
Projectile Point
Description:
Terminal Archaic Barbed; light to moderate haft edge grinding; snapped base (fracture-in-bending); Hixton Silicified Sandstone(?), if not Hixton then it is another very similar orthoquartzite; Terminal Late Archaic to Initial Early Woodland. Terminal Archaic Barbed Cluster is a term used by Justice (1987) to describe several closely related point types (pp 179-184):
Delhi - central and lower Mississippi valley; lower Ohio valley, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, western Alabama;
Wade - central Mississippi and Lower Ohio valley; Kentucky and Tennessee;
Buck Creek Barbed - Lower Ohio valley.
This form is not reported for Wisconsin. Classified with Kramer points as a 'Kramer-like' while noting that the point shares some morphological similarity with the much larger Adena and Dickson stemmed points that occasionally have downward projecting corners to blade base.
Found:
Wisconsin
Collector:
Mitchell, Stephen D.
Material:
Stone
Culture/Period:
Archaic, Late
Woodland, Early
Dimensions:
W-2.8 L-4.5 D-0.75 cm
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