Failed in Production

Here’s a closer look at a Clovis point that appears to have failed in production.  It looks like it was carried around and used as a general cutting tool in it’s second life-cycle then dropped near a mammoth kill.  Beautiful material and we aren’t quite sure of the source.

DSC_0161This one would have been on the large side for a spear point in our area.  The long flute may hint at it’s demise.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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One Response to Failed in Production

  1. The Ohio State University says:

    looks like a hinge-fracture

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