Pirri point

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A type of roughly symmetrical unifacially worked leaf‐shaped point in flint or stone, up to 7 cm long, found widely distributed across inland Australia from South Australia to the Northern Territory. During manufacture the bulb of percussion is sometimes removed in order to produce a rounded and thinned butt. Part of the Australian Small Tool Tradition and conventionally dated to the period after 3000 bc.

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