Lanceolate point - ROM2005_5730_4

ROM2005_5730_4

Lanceolate point

Medium:Chert
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 8400-7500 BC
Period: Paleoindian (10,000-8000 BC)
Dimensions:
9 × 2.1 × 0.8 cm
Object number: 975.92.1
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. W.G. Fraser
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis is the tip of an ancient projectile point, made and used approximately 10,000-12,000 years ago; the base broke off before it was discovered. These points were attached to spears, likely to hunt large game.
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