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Flint blades and projectile points of the North American Indian

by Lawrence N. Tully

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Published by Collector Books in Paducah, KY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Implements.,
    • Indians of North America -- Antiquities.,
    • Projectile points -- United States.,
    • United States -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 239-240.

      Statementby Lawrence N. Tully ; photography by Steven N. Tully.
      ContributionsTully, Steven N., 1956-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE98.I4 T85 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2423037M
      ISBN 100891453113
      LC Control Number87108082
      OCLC/WorldCa12898590

      The most recognizable tool of the Paleo-Indians in Virginia and North Carolina is the finely made, fluted, lanceolate point or blade (Fig. 1, Four fluted points found in eastern Virginia, top left – Surry County, top right – City of Williamsburg, center – Brunswick County, and bottom – Williamson Paleo-Indian Site, Dinwiddie County).   Suggested functions for crescents include their use as butchering tools, amulets, portable art, surgical instruments, and transverse points for hunting birds. American archaeologist Jon Erlandson and colleagues have argued that the most likely interpretation is as transverse projectile points, with the curved edge hafted to point frontwards.

      - arrowheads, atlatl dart points, and Indian artifacts of Texas. See more ideas about Indian artifacts, Arrowheads, Artifacts pins. Flintknappers notch projectile points to create a different way to attach the point to the spear, dart, or arrow shaft. Corner-notched point a point with indentations placed where the side of the blade and the base of the point meet.

      The early arrowheads was made of a hard stone such as Flint that was sharpened into a projectile point by the process of Flintknapping. To make a projectile point, like an arrowhead, the piece of flint was directly struck with a hammerstone to remove large sharp flakes and break it .   PALEO-INDIAN POINTS. Lanceolate Paleo-Indian Points. When we think of the Paleo-Indian peoples that inhabited North America it is, perhaps, the lanceolate and fluted Clovis point that most frequently comes to mind as an icon of that culture (fig. 1) Although the Clovis point is generally accepted as the oldest identifiable form of the Native American stone bifaces, there are a number of .


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Flint blades and projectile points of the North American Indian by Lawrence N. Tully Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lawrence Tully has been studying Indian artifacts for over 50 years and he has put all this knowledge into this book, first printed in Each flint blade and projectile point artifact that is pictured is photographed to actual size and there are hundreds of good sharp photos of primary, modified, stemmed, notched, and ceremonial blades and projectile points.5/5(1).

Lawrence Tully has been studying Indian artifacts for over 50 years and he has put all this knowledge into this book, first printed in Each flint blade and projectile point artifact that is pictured is photographed to actual size and there are hundreds of good sharp photos of primary, modified, stemmed, notched, and ceremonial blades and projectile points/5(2).

Lawrence Tully has been studying Indian artifacts for over 50 years and he has put all this knowledge into this book, first printed in Each flint blade and projectile point artifact that is pictured is photographed to actual size and there are hundreds of good sharp photos of primary, modified, stemmed, notched, and ceremonial blades and projectile points.

Flint blades and projectile points of the North American Indian. Paducah, KY: Collector Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. This book is written for students and collectors of North American Indian artifacts. Flint artifacts from collector museums, private collections, and "old time: collectors are presented for the first time in this book.

Some flint blades and projectile point forms have been named and dated in literature and used in the text for general reference. Lawrence Tully has been studying Indian artifacts for over 50 years and he has put all this knowledge into this book, first printed in Each flint blade and projectile point artifact that is pictured is photographed to actual size and there are hundreds of good sharp photos of primary, modified, stemmed, notched, and ceremonial blades and projectile s: 1.

Lawrence Tully was an expert in the field of Indian arrowheads and artifacts and author of Field Guide to Flint Arrowheads & Knives of the North American Indian and Flint Blades & Projectile Points.

He has since passed away/5(11). Each flint blade and projectile point artifact that is pictured is photographed to actual size and there are hundreds of good sharp photos of primary, modified, stemmed, notched, and ceremonial blades and projectile points.

This is the definitive guide to the many artifacts of the North American Indian Author: Lawrence Tully. Material: Cream / Blueberry swirl flint Age: Late Archaic (5, to 2, BP) Probable Usage: Spear point and knife. Dove Tail points are found throughout Illinois, portions of bordering states, and into Missouri and Arkansas.

Beautiful five-inch Dovetail Etley points however, are rare. FINDING THE FLINT: Identifying the Source Can Be Both Helpful and Easy to Do Submitted by tckuhn on 12 March - pm North American prehistory owes much of its magnificent diversity to the availability and quality of any number of important source material sites found throughout much of.

Selected Preforms, Points, and Knives of the North American Indians, Gregory Perino: Author: Gregory Perino: Publisher: G. Perino, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Subjects: Arrowheads Indians of North America Knives, Prehistoric Projectile points United States: Export Citation: BiBTeX.

Native American Arrowheads, Small Stone Points & Blades. Minimum Sale Purchase is $ SALE 30% OFF. B.P. Means Before Present (the actual age of the artifact) By Pre-European, I mean before Europeans arrived in ish. North American Arrowhead Identification Guide, North American Projectile Point Identification Guide, North American Arrowhead Typology Database.

Projectile Points of Because of this, state searches are the most effective searches in identifying projectile points. However, some points. Field guide to flint arrowheads & knives of the North American Indian by Lawrence N. Tully, Steven N. Tully; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Implements, Indians of North America, Projectile points, Knives, Prices, Indian weapons, Firearms & Weapons, Antiques/Collectibles, Reference - Price Guides, Antiques & Collectibles, Antiques / Collectibles, North America, Ethnic Studies.

Welcome to Projectile Points Arrowhead Identification Guide, the largest most comprehensive on-line identification guide. We currently have over 2, unique points listed, and many more points. Flint, obsidian, quartz and many other rocks and minerals were commonly used to make points in North America.

The oldest projectile points found in North America were long thought to date from ab years ago, during the Paleo-Indian period, however recent evidence suggests that North American projectile points may date to as old as 15, years.

Yet, flint artifacts are the most popular form of ancient American Indian collectible. Relatively few are reproductions, except the 7" to 20" monsters. Most noticeable have been reworks: genuinely old blades or knives to which notches have been added to increase the selling price. Tully, Lawrence N.

Flint Blades & Projectile Points of the North American Indian,Collector Books, Schroeder Publishing Co., ISBN Turner, Ellen Sue & Hester, Thomas R A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of the Texas Indians,Second. Native American Indian arrowheads were made from flint, or hard stones that could flake easily.

These hard stones were sharpened into projectile points by a process known as flintknapping. To make useful projectile points like arrowheads or spear tips, the piece of flint was struck with a hammerstone to remove large sharp flakes of flint. The settling of the North American continent by humans is evident only in the surviving ancient points we occasionally find today.

With just a handful of styles, these artifacts ensured survival in the Paleo Indian Period for thousands of years. Then, 12, years ago, a comet exploded over southern Canada (The Younger-Dryas event) and ended the age of Big Game - and Paleo Indian.

Flint Palmer projectile point. The Palmer point is found in North Carolina and Tennessee and was used around B.C. This point was used during the transitional period from Paleo-Indian to Archaic Indian culture. Tennessee State Museum Collection, pins.Native American Weapons. Early Native American weapons almost always utilized stone in some way and Flint was the most effective stone to use when making a weapon.

The process of making weapons from flint was called Flint Knapping and the weapon makers were called Flint Native American weapons were made from a combination of materials.Field Guide to Flint Arrowheads & Knives is designed for all collectors of Indian relics - both the black and white actual-size photographs of points and blades from the Eastern United States.

The photos are labeled with the point name, approximate archeological Arrowheads & Knives of the North American Indian" I could find only three.