Projectile Point Identification Guide

Alphabetical Listing of North America Projectile Points

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Table Rock Expanding Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Taconic Stemmed to Contracting Stem Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Talco Triangle Small to Medium Late Prehistoric to Historic / Mississippian Valid Type
Tallahassee
AKA: Dalton Tallahassee
Auriculate Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Tallarin Contracting Stem Medium Late Archaic Provisional Type
Tama Side Notch Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Tampa Ovoid Small Late Mississippian to Historic Valid Type
Tangipahoa Stemmed Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Provisional Type
Tappan Expanding Stem Medium Late Archaic Provisional Type
Taunton River Bifurcated
AKA: Titicut Bifurcated
Expanding Stem / Bifurcated Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Taylor Thinned Base
AKA for Tortugas
Triangle Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic AKA Type
Taylor  Stemmed Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Taylor Side Notch
AKA: Spinners
Side Notch Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Temporal Side Notch Small Developmental
Pueblo II and III
Valid Type
Tennessee River Ovoid Medium to Large Early to Middle Archaic Collector Type
Tennessee Saw Ovoid Very Large Early Archaic Collector Type
Tesuque Corner Notch Small Developmental to Classic / Prehistoric Provisional Type
Texas Kirk
AKA for Coryell
Stemmed Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Collector Type / AKA type
Texecoco Side Notch Small to Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Thebes Diagonal Notch Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Thebes Dogleg Notch Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Thebes Square Notch Corner Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Thebes E Notch
AKA: Keyhole Thebes
Side Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Thelma Short Stem Stemmed Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Thonotosassa Stemmed Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Thrall
AKA Angostura Thrall
Stem Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Timber Ridge
AKA for Avonlea Timber Ridge
Side Notch Small to Medium Late Woodland / Developmental Valid Type
Timponogus Blade Ovoid Medium to Large Developmental to Classic Cultural Type
Tipton Expanding Stem to Corner Notch Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Tocks Island Expanding Stem Medium to Large Middle Woodland Valid Type
Tompkins Side/Corner Notch One side side notch
One side corner notch
Small Developmental Valid Type
Tortugas
AKA: Baird Beveled Blade and Taylor Thinned Blade
Triangle Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Toyah
AKA:  Frisco Base Notched, Piedras Triple Notch, Saragosa Notch Serrate, Saucia Split Base
Side Notch Small Late Prehistoric to Historic Valid Type
Transylvania Triangle Triangle Medium to Large Early Woodland Valid Type
Travis
AKA: Straw Stemmed,
Buda
Stemmed Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Triangular Knife Triangle Medium to Large Late Archaic Collector Type
Trimble
(Riverton Series)
Expanding Stem Small Late Archaic Valid Type
Trinity Side Notch Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Triple T
Humboldt Variant
Lanceolate Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Variant Type
Trojan Ovoid Small to Medium Developmental to Classic Collector Type
Trujillo Corner Notch Small Developmental Valid Type
Truxton Stemmed Small Developmental Collector Type
Tulare Lake
AKA: Tulare Lake Clovis
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Sub-Type
Tulare Lake Bi-Point Ovoid Medium to Large Early Archaic Collector Type
Tularosa
AKA for Cienega
Corner to Basal Notch Small to Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental AKA Type
Tuolumne Notched Side Notch Large Late to Transitional Archaic Provisional Type
Tupelo
AKA for Turkeytail Tupelo
Side Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic AKA Type
Turin Side Notch Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Turkeytail Fulton
AKA: Fulton
Side Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Turkeytail Harrison
AKA: Harrison
Side Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Turkeytail Hebron
AKA: Hebron
Contracting Stem Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Turkeytail Tupelo
AKA: Tupelo
Side Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic Collector Type
Turner Expanding Stem Small to Medium Mississippian / Late Prehistoric Collector Type
Turney Triangle Small to Medium Historic Valid Type