side-notched point

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Bifacially worked chipped stone projectile head with shallow and wide notches worked into both side edges near the base. These notches were presumably to assist attachment to the shaft on which the point was set. Side‐notched points are especially characteristic of the Northern Archaic traditions of North America.

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