Crowfield point - ROM2005_5720_2

ROM2005_5720_2

Crowfield point

Medium:Stone
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: c. 8500 BC
Period: Paleoindian (10,000-8000 BC)
Dimensions:
4.4 × 2.6 × 0.4 cm
Object number: 921.10.24
Credit Line: G.J. Chadd Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis point has a flake removed from the bottom to the mid-section of the point, making it a fluted point. The distinctive width at the mid-section of these points gives them a "pumpkin seed" shape. This point may have been attached to a spear and used for hunting large game.
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