Charleston Points

Fast facts

  • Blade often lop-sided due to resharpening
  • Flake scars on blade surface often at oblique angle to long axis of point
  • Blade edges often serrated
  • Noticeably thickened along midline of blade (median ridge)
  • Prominent barbs
  • Basal edge varies from straight to convex; basal edge smoothed, not heavily ground
  • Size: 1½ to 2¼ inches in length
  • Early Archaic: ca 7900 BC

    Charleston Points


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