Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Gadsden Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Early Woodland to Early Mississippian Valid Type
Gahagan Bi-Face Triangle Large Late Archaic to Late Prehistoric / Woodland Valid Type
Gainey Fluted Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Galt Side Notch Medium Late Woodland / Developmental Collector Type
Garden Creek Triangular Triangle Small Middle Woodland Valid Type
Garth Slough Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Garver's Ferry Expanding Stem Small Woodland Valid Type
Gary Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Garza Triangle Small Late Prehistoric / Classic Valid Type
Garza Lott
AKA for Lott
Expanding Stem Small Historic AKA Type
Gatecliff Split Stem
Stemmed / Bifurcated Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Gatecliff Contracting Stem Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Gatlin
AKA: Hohokam
Side Notch Medium Prehistoric / Classic Valid Type
Geneill
AKA for San Patrice Geneill
Auriculate / Side Notch Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
Genesee Stemmed Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Gibson Corner Notch Medium to Large Woodland Valid Type
Gibson
AKA: Hardee Type II
(Hardee Variant)
Contracting Stem Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Hardee variant
Gila River
AKA: Snaketown Barbed
Stemmed Small to Medium Developmental Valid Type
Gilchrist Expanding Stem Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Glen Meyer Tang Triangle Medium Late Woodland to Early Mississippian Valid Type
Glendo
(Arrow and Dart form)
Corner Notch Small to Medium Classic / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Go Kart
Etley Variant
Expanding Stem Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Gober
(More information needed)
Corner Notch Small Late Woodland to Early Mississippian Collector Type
Gobernadora Contracting Stem Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Godar
AKA: Black Sand
Side Notch Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Goddard Side Notch Small to Medium Mississippian Collector Type
Godley Expanding Stem Small to Medium Late Archaic to Prehistoric / Woodland Valid Type
Gold Hill Ovoid Small to Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Golondrina
AKA: Golondrina Plainview
Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Goose Creek Contracting Stem Medium Late Woodland to Mississippian Collector Type
Goose Lake Knife
(More Information Needed)
       
Goshen Lanceolate Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Gowen Side Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Gower Stemmed / Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Graham Cave Side Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Granbury Ovoid Medium Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Grand Corner Notch Medium Late Archaic to Woodland Valid Type
Grants
(More Information Needed)
       
Green River Lanceolate Small Middle Archaic Valid Type
Greenbrier Side Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Greene Ovoid Medium Late Woodland Valid Type
Greenville Lanceolate Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Greenville Creek Side Notch Side Notch Medium Early Archaic Provisional Type
Grundy
(More Information Needed)
       
Guadalupe Stemmed to Expanding Stem Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental Provisional Type
Guadalupe Bi-Face Varies   Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guerrero
AKA: Mission Points
Triangle Small to Medium Historic Valid Type
Guilford Concave Base
AKA: Guilford Yuma
Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guilford Round Base Leaf Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guilford Stemmed
AKA: Briar Creek
Contracting Stem Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guilford Straight Base Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Gull Lake
AKA for Avonlea Gull Lake
Side Notch / Bifurcated Small to Medium Late Woodland / Developmental AKA Type
Gunther Barbed Basal Notch Small Developmental to Classic Valid Type
Gunther Triangle
AKA: U-Back
Triangle Small Developmental to Classic Collector Type
Guntersville
AKA: Dallas
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Mississippian to Historic Valid Type
Gypsum Cave
AKA: Lobo, Park Point
Contracting Stem Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Gypsy Stemmed Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type