The sequence of projectile points and bifaces displayed represents approximately 13,000 years of people on the landscape of Wupatki.
Basalt hoe or knife (ca. A.D. 1100 - 1200s).
Upper row (left to right)
Elko-series point made of red chert/chalcedony found near Crack-in-Rock (Archaic); tan-brown chert Plainview point from Wupatki Pueblo; Clovis point made of Black Tank obsidian (ca. 13,000 years old); Elko Corner-notched chert point (Archaic); and Elko Corner-notch chert point (Archaic). Note: The Elko points depicted have been professionally restored.
Pueblo-period bifacial knife made from agatized wood and found at Wupatki Pueblo.
Bottom row (left to right)
Kayenta chert point from Wupatki Pueblo; Cohonina obsidian point from Wupatki Pueblo, Sinagua chert point from Wupatki Pueblo; Cohonina-style point or drill made from chalcedony found in Wupatki Pueblo; Kayenta point from near Crack-in-Rock; Sinagua point from Wupatki Pueblo; Chiricahua-style Archaic point made from chalcedony; and obsidian Cohonina point from Wupatki Pueblo.
Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog cards are linked in the descriptions of the individual artifacts).