any stone, bone, or wooden tip attached to a weapon such as an arrow, dart, lance, or spear
Projectile points include arrowheads, which are usually of small size, and dart and spearpoints, which may be quite large.
Blade—that part of a projectile point above the hafting area.
projectile point, buff quartzite, broad stem and sloping shoulders.
For many years there has been a need in the Southeast for a workable system of projectile point classification.
Basal Thinning (L)—produced to remove small, longitudinal flakes from the basal edge of a projectile point.
Median Ridge—a ridge left along the center of the blade of a projectile point during manufacture.
This is usually the longest flute occurring during multiple fluting of a projectile point.
Variant—in projectile point typology a variation of the type described as of the original series.
Multiple Fluting—multiple fluting is the result of the removal of more than one channel flake from one face of a projectile point.
Main Flute—the central flute struck from the face of a projectile point.
projectile point (L)—a pointed artifact used on a spear, arrow or dart.