Bottleneck Points

Fast facts

  • Rounded shoulders
  • Stem constricts, then flares out at the base, giving the appearance of a bottleneck
  • Basal edge frequently convex, although can also be straight
  • Heavy grinding on stem edges
  • Skillfully-applied pressure flaking visible on blade surfaces
  • Size: 2-1/2 to 3 inches long
  • Not a common point
  • Late Archaic: ca 3770-3000 BC

    Bottleneck Points


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