Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
La Jita Stemmed Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Labras Lake Corner Notch Medium Late Archaic Site Specific
Lackawaxen Expanding Stem Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Lafayette Corner Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Lagoon Stemmed Small to Medium Middle Woodland Valid Type
Lake Erie Stemmed / Bifurcated Small Early Archaic Valid Type
Lake Forest
(More Information Needed)
    Middle Woodland  
Lake Mohave Contracting Stemmed Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Lamoka Stemmed to Expanding Stem Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Lampassas
AKA for Zypher
Side Notch Medium Early to Middle Archaic AKA Type
Lang Corner Notch Medium Woodland Valid Type
Langdeau
(More Information Needed)
       
Lange Stemmed Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Langtry Contracting Stem Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Langtry Arenosa
AKA: Arenosa
Contracting Stem Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Large Bi-Face
AKA: MacCorkle
Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic AKA for MacCorkle
Larson
Name for Scottsbluff points found in Larson Cache
Stemmed Medium Transitional Paleo Site (Cache) Specific
Larter Tanged Corner Notch Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Leaf River
AKA: San Patrice Leaf River
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
LeCroy Stemmed / Bifurcated Small Early Archaic Valid Type
Ledbetter Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
LeFlore
Subtype for Gary
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Gary Subtype
Lehigh Stemmed Medium to Large Woodland Provisional Type
Lehigh Broadspear Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Lehman Corner Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Leighton
AKA for Big Sandy Leighton
Side Notch Small to Medium Early Archaic AKA type
Leimbach Stemmed Medium to Large Woodland Collector Type
Leon Corner Notch Small Late Woodland Valid Type
Lerma Bi-Point Ovoid Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Lerma Round Base Ovoid Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Levanna Triangle Small to Medium Mississippian Valid Type
Levi
AKA: Plainview Angostura
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Provisional Type
Levy
AKA: Florida Archaic Stemmed
Stemmed Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Lewis Side Notch Small to Medium Developmental Valid Type
Limestone Stemmed Small to Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Limeton Bifurcated Triangle Small to Medium Early Archaic Provisional Type
Lincoln Hills
(More Information Needed)
       
Lind Coulee Stemmed Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Little Bear Creek Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Little Colorado Bifurcated
(More Information Needed)
       
Little Egypt Triangle Small Woodland Provisional Type
Little Lake
AKA for Pinto Basin
Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic AKA Type
Little Pico Creek
(More Information Needed)
Ovoid Large Transitional Archaic to Developmental Provisional Type
Little River Basal Notch Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Little Sioux Side Notch Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Livermore Stemmed Small Prehistory / Developmental Valid Type
Liverpool Stemmed Medium to Large Early Woodland Valid Type
Lobo
AKA for Gypsum Cave
Contracting Stem Medium Late Archaic AKA type
Lochnore Side Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Lochnore Lanceolate Ovoid Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Logan
(More Information Needed)
       
Logan Creek Side Notch Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Lone Oak Stemmed Medium Questionable
Early Archaic
or
Woodland
Valid Type
Lone Tree Stemmed Medium Terminal Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Long Creek Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Small to Medium Middle Archaic Site (area) Specific
Long Point
AKA for Angostura
Lanceolate Medium to Large Early Archaic AKA type
Lookingbill Side Notch Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Lost Island Contracting Stem Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Lost Lake
AKA: Deep Notch
Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Lost River
(More Information Needed)
       
Lost River (California)
(More Information Needed)
       
Lott
AKA: Garza Lott
Expanding Stem Small Last Pre-Historic Valid Type
Lovell Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Lowe Expanding Stem Medium Woodland Valid Type
Luepp Side Notch
AKA for Ventana Side Notch
Side Notch Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic AKA Type
Lundy Corner Notch Small to Medium Mississippian / Late Caddoan Collector Type
Lusk Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Lycoming County Corner Notch Small to Medium Middle Archaic Collector Type
Lyon County Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Collector Type