Stemmed Lanceolate Points

Fast facts

  • Long, slender points with very regular horizontal, parallel-sided flake scars across the surface
  • Biconvex to flattened cross-section
  • Stem only slightly narrower than the blade, resulting in narrow or "weak" shoulders
  • Stem and basal edge straight; edges ground, sometimes heavily
  • Stringtown variant distinguished by slight basal "ears" or projections
  • Size: 2½ to 5 inches long
  • Late Paleoindian:8000-7000BC

    Stemmed Lanceolate Points


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