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Type Site: Nettling Site, Ontario, Canada

Commonly Utilized Material:
Flint Ridge chalcedony, Onondaga chert, Pipe Creek chert, Selkirk chert

Cultural Period:   
10,000 - 9,500 B.P.
Early Archaic
Early Holocene

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Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a medium to large triangular corner notched point with a flattened to elliptical cross section.  The blade is primarily excurvate, but may vary to straight or recurvate.  The blade is sometimes serrated, which may vary from fine to deep serrations.  The shoulders are strongly barbed.  The stem is expanding.  The base may vary from straight to concave, but infrequently are convex.  This point has a random flaking pattern. 


Size Measurements:  Length - 29 to 60 mm,  Width - 17 to 35mm,  Thickness - 4 to 7mm


























































Distribution Comments:

This point is primarily found in southern Ontario.

Similar Points:
Kirk Corner Notch
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References: (See Reference Page, Entry Number):

30, W14
Nettling Projectile Point, Nettling Arrowhead