Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Naknek Lanceolate to Triangular Medium Artic Small Tool Tradition / Brooks River Gravel Phase Collector Type
Nansemond Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic Provisional Type
Nanticoke Side Notch Small to Medium Mississippian Valid Type
Nanticoke Triangular Triangle Small to Medium Mississippian Valid Type
Nanton Wide Round Base Side Notch Small Developmental Valid Type
Nawthis Side Notch Medium Developmental Valid Type
Nebo Hill Lanceolate Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Neches River Stemmed Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Need Stemmed Lanceolate Side Notch Medium to Large Transitional Archaic Provisional Type
Neff Side Notch Small to Medium Transitional Archaic Provisional Type
Neosho Expanding Stem Large Mississippian Collector's Type
Nesikep Corner Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Nettleton Stemmed Medium Middle Archaic Provisional Type
Nettling Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Neuberger Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Neville Contracting Stemmed Small to Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
New Market Stemmed Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Newmanstown Expanding Stem Medium to Large Middle Archaic Collector Type
Newnan Contracting Stem Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Newsoms Triangle Small Late Woodland to Mississippian Provisional Type
Newton Falls Side Notch Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Nightfire Side Notch Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Collector Type
Nodena
AKA: Willow Leaf
Ovoid Medium Late Mississippian Valid Type
Nodena Banks
AKA: Banks
Ovoid Medium Late Mississippian Valid Type
Nolan Stemmed Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Nolichucky Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Nomini Side Notch Small to Medium Late Middle Woodland Valid Type
Nopal Point
AKA for Perdiz
Contracting Stem Small Late Prehistory AKA Type
Norden Basal Notch Basal Notch Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Norden
AKA: River Tom
Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Provisional Type
Normanskill Expanding Stem Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
North Bi-Face Ovoid Large Late Archaic to Woodland Cache Blade / Preform
Northern Hanna Expanding Stem Medium Middle to Late Archaic Collector Type
Northern Side Notch
AKA: Silent Snake
Side Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Northumberland Fluted Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Collector Type
Norton Corner Notch Medium to Large Middle Woodland Valid Type
Notchaway Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic to Woodland Collector Type
Nottoway Expanding Stem Small to Medium Historic Collector Type
Nottoway River Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic Provisional Type
Nuwuks
Bear Sub-Type
Stemmed Large Norton Phase Collector Type
Nyack Side Notch Small to Medium Late Archaic Valid Type