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Clovis Projectile Point

Object Number:
36-19-3
Current Location:
Native American Voices
Provenience:
New Mexico
Blackwater Draw
Mammoth Pit
Clovis
Culture Area:
Greater Southwest
Period:
Paleoindian
Date Made:
9000 BC
Early Date:
-9201
Late Date:
-8800
Section:
American
Materials:
Edwards Chert
Technique:
Chipped
Description:
The specimen is lanceolate and symmetrical in outline with very narrow width in relation to length. The projectile point has parallel overlapped flaking. Basal thinning was accomplished through the removal of a single long channel flake from one face and two channel flakes from the opposite face. Edges along the base and basal lateral margins were moderately polished to facilitate hafting.
Length:
110.5
Width:
26.8
Credit Line:
University Museum, Academy of Natural Sciences, & Carnegie Institution Expedition
Other Number:
71-55   -   Cast Number
9-22   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)
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