McWhinney Points

Fast facts

  • Relatively long, narrow points
  • One side of the blade frequently has a lengthwise ridge along the long axis
  • Stem rather short in comparison to the blade
  • Stem form varies from straight to flared
  • Basal edge straight to slightly concave
  • Cortex (outer surface of the flint pebble or block from which the point was chipped) often still in place on base of stem
  • Size: 1¾ to 3½ inches long
  • Late Archaic ca 4000-1000 BC

    McWhinney Points


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