MEADOWOOD

Description:
exceptionally thin, medium to large, side-notched points,of medium width, notches are shallow and very close to a straight or sometimes slightly convex base, base is sometimes ground smooth
Size Range: 4.2 cm - 8.9 cm
Cultural Affiliation:
the diagnostic point of the Early Woodland, Point Peninsula complex
Distribution: predominance in northern, central and western New York and westward into the Niagara Peninsula of southeastern Ontario;  sporadic finds in eastern and southern New York, and western Pennsylvania

example at far right represents a Meadowood preform or cache blade

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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