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Name Details:
Named By: Gary Fogelman
Named For: Oley Valley, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Date Identified: 1988
Type Site: 
(Collector Type)

Commonly Utilized Material:

Cultural Period:   
2,200 - 1,500 B.P.
Roman Warm

Glacial Period:

Outline is Representative of Common Size and Shape:

Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern:

This is a small to medium triangular expanding stem point with an elliptical cross section.  The blade may vary from straight to excurvate.  The shoulders are most commonly barbed, but may be reduced when re-sharpened.  The stem is expanding with a concave base..  This point has a random flaking pattern.

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Distribution Comments:

This point is primarily found in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Similar Points:
Erb Basal Notch, Eshbach, Vestal Notched
Related / Associated Points:
Additional Comments:


Other points in this Cluster:
Point Validity:   Collector Type

Fogelman has written many professional books including the Pennsylvania Fluted Point Survey.  This point was named in his publication on Projectile Points of Pennsylvania.  There have been no professional references to this type.  There have been many collector type references to this type.  This is considered a collector type.















































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References: (See Reference Page, Entry Number):

23, 30
Oley Projectile Point, Oley Arrowhead