Name Details:
Named By:  Samuel O. McGahey
Named For:  Becker, Monroe County, Mississippi
Date Identified:  2001
Type Site:  
(Provisional Type)

Commonly Utilized Material:

Cultural Period:   
Glacial Period:     
9,000 - 8,500 B.P.
Early Archaic
Early Holocene

Outline is Representative of Common Size and Shape:
Becker Projectile Point

Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a medium triangular corner notch with an elliptical cross section.  The shoulders are barbed with an expanding stem.  The base is convex.  This point has a random flaking pattern.

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Distribution Comments:
This point was reported in Mississippi
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Point Validity:  Provisional Type

McGahey is a professional Archeologist who served as the Chief Archeologist for Mississippi Department of Archives and History as well as the Editor in of Mississippi Archeology until 1982.  This point was named in a professional publication, but needs professional references and acceptance of this type.  This is considered a provisional type.
















Age Details:
Becker Projectile Point, Becker Arrowhead