DEBERT CLOVIS

Description:
broad lanceolate spear points with deep basal concavities and parallel sides; often display multiple flutes on each face, lateral blade edges of base are ground smooth
Size Range: 3.2 cm - 10.9 cm, average length is 6.3 cm
Cultural Affiliation:
Paleo Indian
Distribution: type site in Nova Scotia, also occurs in Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and western New York.

Specimens at left are casts of Debert style Clovis points from the Lamb Site in Genesee County, New York.

Casts courtesy of the Dan Long collection.

Reference
Justice, Noel D. (1987).  Stone Age Spear and Arrow Points of the Midcontinental and Eastern     
    United States.  Indiana University Press.  Bloomington, Indiana.



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