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Name Details:
Named By:  Charles Cleland and Richard Peske
Named For: Landowner of type site
Date Identified:  1968
Type Site: Spider Cave Site, Delta County, Michigan

Commonly Utilized Material:

Cultural Period:   
2,300 - 1,800 B.P.
Roman Warm

Glacial Period:

Outline is Representative of Common Size and Shape:

Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a medium triangular corner notch point with an elliptical cross section.  The blade may range from straight to excurvate.  The shoulders are slightly barbed with an expanding stem.  The base varies from straight to convex.  This point has a random flaking pattern.


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Distribution Comments:

This point is primarily found in Michigan and into Canada.

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Point Validity:   Valid Type

Cleland is a distinguished anthropologist and Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University.  He received the 2012 Distinguished Career Award.  This type was named in a professional publication, but has limited professional references to this type.  Peske was an archaeologist and an instructor / counselor at the University of Wisconsin.  He studied the effects of climate change on prehistoric cultures of Wisconsin. This type was named in a professional publication and has many professional references.  This is considered a valid type.










































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Lang Projectile Point, Lang Arrowhead