small, narrow, thick points; weak to moderately pronounced side notches; a variant also includes the Dustin type with a more bulbous basal configuration (see point at far right below);  often crudely made by percussion only, sometimes have remnants of cortex remaining on the stem
Size Range:  2.5 cm to 6.3 cm in length with most falling in the range of 3.1 cm and 4.3  cm; 5 mm -7 mm thick
Cultural Affiliation:
the characteristic point type of the Lamoka complex, Middle to Late Archaic period 3500-2500 BC.
Distribution: distribution mainly in Central and Western New York but also recovered in Northern Pennsylvania, Southern Ontario, and Northeastern Ohio






Fogelman, Gary L. (1988).
  A Projectile Point Typlogy for Pennsylvania and the Northeast.
    Fogelman Publishing Company. 
Turbotville, PA.
Ritchie, William A. (1971).  A Typology and Nomenclature for New York Projectile Points.  Bulletin
    Number 384.
New York State Museum Division of Research and Collections.  The University of
    the State of
New York.  The State Education Department.



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