Name Details:
Named By:  J. B. Sollberger
Named For
Date Identified:  1967
Type Site:

Commonly Utilized Material:

1,500 - 800 B.P.
Prehistoric - Mississippian
Roman to Medieval Warm
Cultural Period: 
Glacial Period:   

Outline is Representative of Common Size and Shape:

Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a thin small to medium triangular corner notched point with a flattened cross section.  The blade is primarily straight, but may vary to recurvate, flaring at the shoulders edge.  Many examples have finely serration on the blade.  Notches enter from the corner of the blade forming a shoulder that is barbed and an expanding stem.  The base is deeply concave which forms long rounded drooping ears.  This point has a random flaking pattern.

Size Measurements:  Total Length - 25 to 45 mm,  Stem Length - 7 to 13 mm,  Blade Width - 10 to 17 mm,  Neck Width - 5 to 8 mm,  Stem Width - 10 to 16 mm




























































Distribution Comments:

This point is primarily found in southern, central, and eastern Texas.  This point may be found into western Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas, and into southeastern Oklahoma.

Similar Points:
Bayougoula, Cuney, Haskell, Sallisaw, Scallorn
Related / Associated Points:
Additional Comments:
Other Websites with Detailed Information:

These points are the largest and the earliest of the arrow points found in Texas and are thought to represent the first form between the dart points and the arrow points (Turner and Hester, 1985).

Edwards Projectile Point
Pictures Provided By:
Heather Ballew
Texas Arrowheads

References: (See Reference Page, Entry Number):

8, 23, 30
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Point Validity:  Valid Type


Sollberger was a master knapper and studied the archaeology of Texas.  This type was named in a professional publication and has many professional references.  This is considered a valid type.


































Age Details:
Edwards Projectile Point, Edwards Arrowhead