Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Hale Contracting Stem Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Halifax Side Notch to Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Hamilton Stemmed Medium to Large Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hamilton Stemmed Expanding Stem Medium Woodland Valid Type
Hamilton Triangle Triangle Small Woodland Valid Type
Hanna Expanding Stem Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Hanna Northern
AKA: Northern Hanna
Side Notch Medium Late Archaic Collector Type
Hansford Side Notch Small to Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Harahey
AKA: Four Bevel Knife
Ovoid Large Mississippian Valid Type
Hardaway Bifurcated Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Hardaway Blade Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Hardaway Dalton Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hardaway Palmer Bifurcated Small to Medium Early Archaic Collector Type
Hardee Beveled
AKA: Hardee Type I
Contracting Stem Small to Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hardee Type II
AKA: Gibson
Contracting Stem Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic AKA Type
Hardin
Expanding Stem Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Hardin Barbed Expanding Stem Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Hare Bi-Face
AKA: Parallel Edge Knife
4D Thinned Bi-Face
Ovoid Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Harpeth River Expanding Stem Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Harrell Side Notch Small Mississippian Valid Type
Harrison
AKA for Turkeytail Harrison
Side Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland AKA Type
Haskell Side Notch Small Mississippian Valid Type
Haskett Type I Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Haskett Type II Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hatch
(More Information Needed
    Transitional Archaic to Developmental  
Hatten
(More Information Needed)
       
Hatwai Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Haw River Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hawes
(More Information Needed)
Side Notch Medium to Large Woodland  
Hawken Expanding Stem Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Hayes Expanding Stem Small to Medium Mississippian / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Haywood Triangle Triangle Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Hazel
AKA for Ross County
Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo AKA Type
Heavy Duty Expanding Stem Medium to Large Early Archaic Collector Type
Hebron
AKA for Turkeytail Hebron
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland AKA Type
Heck Rockshelter Expanding Stem Large Woodland Valid Type
Helena
(More Information Needed)
Corner Notch      
Hell Gap Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hellgrammite Side Notch Small to Medium Early Woodland Valid Type
Hells Canyon Corner Notch Small to Medium Developmental to Historic Valid Type
Hells Canyon Basal Notch Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental to Historic Valid Type
Helton Expanding Stem Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hemphill Side Notch Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Hendricks Corner to Side Notch Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Collector Type
Hernando Basal Notch Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hi-Lo Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hickory Ridge Side Notch Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hidalgo
(More Information Needed)
       
Hidden Valley
AKA: Rice Contracting Stem
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
High River Corner Notch Small Developmental Valid Type
Hill
(More Information Needed)
Triangle   Middle Archaic  
Hiller
(More Information Needed)
       
Hillsboro Triangle Small Historic Valid Type
Hillsborough
AKA: Bat Wing
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Hilton
(More Information Needed)
       
Hind Corner Notch Medium Terminal Archaic Valid Type
Hinds Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hixton Expanding Stem Medium to Large Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hodges Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Hog Back Corner Notch Small Developmental Valid Type
Hohokam Knife Triangle Medium to Large Developmental Cultural Type
Holcombe Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Holland Stemmed Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Hollenberg Stemmed Medium to Large Early Archaic Collector Type
Holmes
AKA: Savannah River Narrow Stem
Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic Provisional Type
Holston Side Notch
AKA for Durst
Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic AKA Type
Homan Expanding Stem Small Mississippian / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Hoover's Island Stemmed Medium to Large Middle Archaic Collector Type
Hope
AKA: San Patrice Hope Variety
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
Hopewell Corner Notch Medium to Large Woodland Valid Type
Horse Fly Stemmed Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Hot Creek Expanding Stem Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Houx . Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Howard Stemmed Small Mississippian Valid Type
Howard County Side Notch Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hoxie Stemmed Lanceolate Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Hueco
AKA for San Pedro
Expanding Stem Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic AKA Type
Huffaker Side Notch Small Mississippian Valid Type
Hughes Expanding Stem Small to Medium Mississippian Collector Type
Humboldt Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Basal Notch Lanceolate Small to Medium  Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Constricted Base Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Expanded Base Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Hunt
(More Information Needed)
Side Notch Medium Late Archaic  
Hunter Brook Triangle Small Middle Archaic Valid Type