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San Pedro Point

ELMO00000112.jpg ThumbnailsSan Pedro Projectile Point

Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: Obsidian, corner to side-notched projectile point with convex margins that appear slightly serrated. Identified by Ashlee Bailey, Northern Arizona University graduate student in Anthropology as a San Pedro point, which is an Archaic period point type dating substantially earlier than the occupation of Atsinna Pueblo.

Dimensions: L 3.3, W 1.9, T 0.6 CM.

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), RM 18, Near NE corner of the pueblo, at former ground level.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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