Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Rabbit Island
AKA: Pismo
Contracting Stem Small to Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental Valid Type
Raccoon Creek Side Notch Medium Woodland Valid Type
Raddatz Side Notch Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Ramey Knife Ovoid Very Large Mississippian Valid Type
Randolph Contracting Stem Small to Medium Woodland to Mississippian Valid Type
Rankin Basal Notch Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Rappahannock River Stemmed Medium Late Archaic Collector Type
Rat Island Blade Ovoid Medium to Large Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Rat Island Stemmed Contracting Stem Medium to Large Aleutian Tradition Valid Type
Rattlesnake Corner Notch Small Developmental to Classic Valid Type
Red Horn
AKA for Buck Taylor
Side Notch Small Historic AKA Type
Red Ocher Leaf Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Red River Knife Stemmed Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Redstone Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Reed Side Notch Small Late Woodland to Mississippian Valid Type
Refugio Ovoid Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Repeating Lance/
Thrusting Lance
Stemmed Medium to Large Norton Tradition Valid Type
Rheems Creek Stemmed Small to Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Rice Contracting Stem
AKA for Hidden Valley
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Early to Middle Archaic AKA Type
Rice Lanceolate
AKA for Searcy
Stemmed Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle Archaic AKA Type
Rice Lobed Expanding Stem /. Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Rice Shallow Notch Side Notch Medium to Large Woodland Valid Type
Ridge Ruin Side Notch Small Late Prehistoric / Developmental Valid Type
Rio Grande Stemmed to Contracting Stem Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Riverton
AKA for Robeson Constricted Stem
Contracting Stem Small Late Archaic AKA Type
Roanoke Triangle Triangle Medium to Large Late Woodland Valid Type
Robeson Constricted Stem
AKA: Riverton
Contracting Stem Small Late Archaic Valid Type
Robinson Side Notch Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Rochester Stemmed Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Rocker Side Notch Side Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Rocker Side Notch- Elko Variant Side to Corner Notch Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Variant Type
Rocker Corner Notch - Elko Variant Side to Corner Notch Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Variant Type
Rocker Sudden Variant Side Notch Medium Middle Archaic Variant Type
Rockwall
AKA: St. Marion
Expanding Stem Small Late Woodland to Mississippian Valid Type
Rodgers Side Hollow
AKA: Brazo Fishtail
Auriculate Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Rogue River
AKA: Gunther Barbed
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental AKA Type
Rose Springs Corner Notch
AKA: Rosegate
Corner Notch Small Late Prehistoric / Developmental Valid Type
Rose Springs Side Notch Side Notch Small Late Prehistoric / Developmental Valid Type
Rose Springs Sloping Shoulder Stemmed Small Late Prehistoric / Developmental Valid Type
Rose Springs Stemmed
AKA: Desert Stemmed
Stemmed Small Late Prehistoric / Developmental Valid Type
Ross Barbed Basal Notch Large to Very Large Middle Woodland Valid Type
Ross Notched Basal Notch Large to Very Large Middle Woodland Valid Type
Ross Blade Lanceolate Large to Very Large Middle Woodland Valid Type
Ross County
AKA: Clovis Hazel
Auriculate Medium to Large Paleo Valid Type
Rossi Square Stem Stemmed Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Rossi Expanding Stem Expanding Stem Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Rossville Contracting Stem Medium Early Woodland Valid Type
Rudimentary Stemmed
AKA for Ebenezer
Contracting Stem Small Woodland AKA Type
Round Valley Corner Notch Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental Valid Type
Rowan Side Notch Medium Early Archaic Collector Type
Rowlett Stemmed Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Roxana Side Notch Small to Medium Mississippian Valid Type
Ruby Valley
Alder Complex
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Russell Cave Expanding Stem Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Rustad Quarry Side to Corner Notch Small Early Archaic Valid Type