Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Dagger Stemmed Small Historic Subtype for Klickitat
Dagger Knife Stemmed Large to Very Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Dallas
AKA for Guntersville
Lanceolate Small to Medium Lanceolate AKA Type
Dallas Stemmed Stemmed Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Dallas Triangle Triangle Small Woodland to Mississippian Valid Type
Dalton Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Breckenridge
AKA: Breckenridge
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Colbert
AKA: Colbert
Dalton Square Base
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Greenbrier Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Hardaway Auriculate Small to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Hemphill Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Hempstead Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Kisatchie
AKA: San Patrice Kisatchie, Kisatchie
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Nuckolls Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Santa Fe
AKA for Santa Fe
Auriculate Medium Late Archaic AKA Type
Dalton Sloan Auriculate Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Square Base
AKA for Dalton Colbert
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA for Dalton Colbert
Dalton Tallahassee
AKA for Tallahassee
Auriculate Medium Late Archaic AKA Type
Damron Side Notch Small to Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Dane Sharkstooth Triangle Small Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Daniels Triangle Triangle Small Mississippian Valid Type
Dardanelle Side Notch Small to Medium Mississippian Collector Type
Darl Blade Triangle Medium to Large Transitional Archaic Collector Type
Darl
AKA: Brazo Stemmed
Expanding Stem to Stemmed Medium Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Datil
AKA: Bluff
Stemmed Small Late Archaic Valid Type
Dawson Stemmed Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Dayton Corner Notch Medium Woodland Valid Type
Deadman's Basal Notch Small Developmental - Prehistoric Valid Type
Debert
AKA: Clovis Debert
Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Decatur
AKA: Fracture Base Point
Expanding Stem to Corner Notch Small to Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Decatur Blade Triangle Medium Early Archaic Preform
Deep Notch
AKA for Lost Lake
Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic AKA Type
Deep Water
AKA for Sonota and Sahnish
Side Notch Medium Developmental / Woodland AKA Type
Del Carmen Side Notch Small Classic - Prehistoric Provisional Type
Delia Notched Base
AKA for Montell
Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic AKA Type
Delphi Stemmed to Expanding Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Denbigh Lanceolate Medium Artic Small Tool Tradition Valid Type
Denton Stemmed Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Des Moines Side Notch Small Mississippian Valid Type
Deschutes Knife Contracting Stem Large to Very Large Classic Collector Type
Desert Side Notch Small Classic Valid Type
Desert Corner Notch
AKA for Elko Corner Notch
Corner Notch Small to Medium Late Archaic AKA Type
Desert Delta Side Notch Small Classic Valid Type
Desert Redding Side Notch Small to Medium Classic Valid Type
Desert Sierra Side Notch Small Classic Valid Type
Desert Stemmed
AKA for Rose Springs Stemmed
Stemmed Small Developmental AKA Type
Desmuke Contracting Stem Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Dewaele Expanding Stem Medium Mississippian Valid Type
Dewart Stemmed Medium Middle Archaic Collector Type
Diablo Canyon Side Notch Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Dickson
AKA: Adena Dickson
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Woodland Valid Type
Dismal Swamp Stemmed Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Dolores Stemmed Stemmed Small Developmental
Pueblo I to Pueblo II
Valid Type
Dolores Expanding Stem Expanding Stem Small Developmental
Pueblo I to Pueblo II
Valid Type
Donaldson Expanding Stem     More Information Needed
Dorset Triangular Medium Dorset Tradition Valid Type
Dos Cabezas Triangle   Developmental Valid Type
Dover Hill       More Information Needed
Dovetail
AKA for St. Charles Dovetail
Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic AKA Type
Drake Indented Base       More Information Needed
Drill Other Small to Large Paleo to Historic Valid Type
Dry Brook Fishtail Expanding Stem Small to Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Dry Prong Side Notch Small Developmental - Prehistory Valid Type
Dryoff
AKA Dryoff-Levin
Stemmed Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Duck River Blade   Ovoid Very Large Mississippian Valid Type
Dudley
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Mansion Inn / Wayland variant
Duncan   Stemmed Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Duncan's Island   Stemmed Medium to Large Middle Archaic Provisional Type
Dunn
AKA: Shouldered Gary
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Transitional Archaic Collector Type
Duran   Stemmed to Expanding Stem Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Durango Side Notch Small Late Archaic Valid Type
Durant's Bend Expanding Stem Small Woodland to Mississippian Collectors Type
Durst   Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Dustin Stemmed to Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Dutch Harbor Bi-Point Ovoid Medium to Large Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Dutch Harbor Fishtail Expanding Stem Medium to Large Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Dutch Harbor Ovoid Ovoid Medium to Large Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Dutch Harbor Side Notch Side Notch Medium Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Dutch Harbor Stemmed Contracting Stem Small to Medium Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Duval   Contracting to Expanding Stem Small to Medium Late Woodland to Early Woodland Valid Type