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This broken Early Paleoindian point functioned as a spear tip. It was recovered from archeological site 14PO2 in Pottawatomie County. Early Paleoindian people are thought to have been highly mobile, small bands that hunted large game, including some now extinct species. Stone tools help reveal how these people lived, traveled, and differed from other groups. Early Paleoindian points are often long, thin, and narrow, and have one or more short flakes called flutes removed from one or both sides of the point base.

Date: 13,500 - 11,000 years ago

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Item Number: 306260
Call Number: 14PO2-0-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306260

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