Gainey Points

Fast facts

  • Parallel-sided, relatively wide blade
  • Thick in cross section, often with a ridge along the long axis ("median ridge")
  • Relatively poor fluting
  • Base usually deeply convex
  • Grinding along basal edge and lower blade edges
  • Size: 2 to 2½ inches long
  • Early Paleoindian ca. 9000-8700 BC

    Gainey Points


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