PERKIOMEN BROAD POINTS

Description:
broad, largely percussion flaked spear points;  blade edges are often assymetrical;  straight or slightly concave base with grinding present from the shoulders to the ears at the base
Size Range:  most often between 5.1cm and 10.2 cm, though both smaller and much larger specimens are known
Cultural Affiliation:
Transitional, Late Archaic to Early Woodland
Distribution: predominance in the Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Delaware and Hudson River Valleys;  sporadic distribution in New Jersey and central New York




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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