Projectile point preform

Description
This tool represents an early stage in the making of a projectile point and is known as a preform, Projectile points were used in arrows and spears for hunting or as weapons. This example was discarded before it could reach this point, perhaps because of mistakes made by the craftsperson.
Accession Loan No.
54/1948/135
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
projectile point preform
Simple Name
implement
Full Name
projectile point preform
Dimensions
whole length 59 mm; whole W 27 mm
Production Country
United States of America
Production Area Region
N
Production Continent
America
Family Group

Material
chert
Function Name
weapon
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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