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Elko Corner-notched Point

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Cultural Period: Archaic (Elko Series, 8,000 – 950 BP)

Description: A nearly complete Elko Corner-notched projectile point made of brown chert. Points such as this would have been attached to a dart for use with an atl-atl or "spear-thrower."

Dimensions: 6.0L x 3.0W cm (2.36 x 1.18 in)

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog card).

Author
Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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