Name Details:
Named By: James Herbstritt
Named For
Date Identified: 
Type Site:
 Bennington Corner Notch
AKA: Bennington Quail Tail
Quail Tail

Commonly Utilized Material:

Cultural Period:    
Glacial Period:     

1,500 - 1,000 B.P.
Roman Warm to
Vandal Minimum
Intrusive Mound Culture

Outline is Representative of Common Size and Shape:

Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a small to medium corner notch point with a flattened elliptical cross section.  The blade may vary from excurvate to straight.  The shoulders are barbed with an expanding stem.  The base is convex and may give the stem a slightly bulbous appearance.  This point has a random flaking pattern.


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Distribution Comments:
This point is primarily associated with the upper Ohio River Basin specifically western Pennsylvania and into western New York.
Similar Points:
Intrusive Mound, Raccoon Creek, St. Charles
Related / Associated Points:
Raccoon Creek
Additional Comments:

This point was reported at the Wolf Creek Site in Pennsylvania. See Pennsylvania Archaeologist (1996) Vol 66-68.

This type is discussed in Stanley W. Lantz (1989) Age, Distribution, and Cultural Affiliation of Raccoon Notched Point Verities in Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. New York Bulletin, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, No. 20, Pittsburgh PA.

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Point Validity:  Valid Type

Herbstritt is an archaeologist in Pennsylvania and has written many influential publications.  This type was named in a professional publication and has limited professional references.  This point is considered a valid type.















Age Details:
Bennington Projectile Point, Bennington Arrowhead
Bennington Quailtail Projectile Point, Bennington Quailtail Arrowhead