BREWERTON SIDE-NOTCHED

Description:
broad, thick, side-notched points of medium size;  blade edges slightly excurvate;  stem side-notched with an expanded base, usually ground smooth
Size Range: 2.1 cm - 9.8 cm, predominantly in the 3.2 cm - 5.7 cm range
Cultural Affiliation:
Archaic Brewerton Complex
Distribution: All of New York;  present in southern New England, southern Ontario, and Pennsylvania;  also dominant in upper Ohio Valley Archaic sites of the Lauretian tradition.

Reference
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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