PORT MAITLAND

Description:
a small, thin, well-made triangular point with straight blade edges, side-notched with a squarish base that can be straight or concave; most likely a true arrow point
Size Range:  sufficient morphological data is unavailable to conclusively indicate a size range, however most known specimens are between 2.5 and 5.0 cm range
Cultural Affiliation:
Middle Woodland, affiliated with the Point Peninsula Culture and Kipp Island phase
Distribution: distribution mainly in Central and Western New York but also recovered in Northern Pennsylvania, Southern Ontario, and Northeastern Ohio

 

 

 

 

Reference
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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