Projectile Point Identification Guide

Basal Notch Projectile Points of  North America

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Andice Basal Notch Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Bandy Basal Notch Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Barry Basal Notch Large Middle Archaic Discontinued type - Re-sharpened Smith type
Basal Double Tang Stemmed / Basal Notch Medium Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Base Tang Knife Basal Notch Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Bell Basal Notch Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Bella Vista
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Basal Notch Medium   More Information Needed
Calf Creek Basal Notch Medium to Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Castroville Basal Notch Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Catahoula Stemmed to Basal Notch Small to Medium Mississippian / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Cienega
AKA: Tularosa
Corner to Basal Notch Small to Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental Valid Type
Citrus Basal Notch Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Clay Basal Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Culbreath Basal Notch Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Deadman's Basal Notch to Stemmed Small Developmental - Prehistoric Valid Type
Earbob Ferry Basal Notch Medium Woodland Provisional Type
Eastgate Basal Notch Small Developmental / Late Prehistory Valid Type
Eastgate Split Stem Basal Notch / Bifurcated Small Developmental / Late Prehistory Valid Type
Emigrant Springs Basal Notch Small Developmental Collector Type
Erb Basal Notch Basal Notch Small to Medium Late Woodland Valid Type
Eshback Basal Notch Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Eva Type I Basal Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Eva Type II Basal Notch Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Gunther Barbed Basal Notch Small Developmental to Classic Valid Type
Hells Canyon Basal Notch Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental to Historic Valid Type
Hernando Basal Notch Small to Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Type
Hodges Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental / Late Prehistoric Valid Type
Kampsville Stemmed / Basal Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Little River Basal Notch Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Mad River
AKA for Gunther
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental AKA Type
Marshall
AKA: Marshall Barbed, Smithwick Small Stem,
Bluffton Barbed
Basal Notch Medium to Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Mehlville Basal Notch Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Molalla
AKA for Gunther
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental AKA Type
Molly
AKA for Gunther
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental AKA Type
Norden Basal Notch Basal Notch Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Ocala
AKA: Poppa Taylor
Basal Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Ouachita Basal Notch Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Parowan Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental Valid Type
Pelican Lake Harder Variety
AKA for Wray
Basal Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic AKA type / Collector type
Plateau Horizon Basal Notch Basal Notch Medium Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Quilomene Bar Corner to Basal Notch Medium Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Rankin Basal Notch Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Rogue River
AKA: Gunther Barbed
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental AKA 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
Sabinal Expanding Stem / Basal Notch Small Late Prehistoric Valid Type
San Saba Knife Basal Notch Large to Very Large Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Shasta Complex
AKA for Yana (Gunther)
Basal Notch Small to Medium Developmental to Classic AKA for Gunther type
Shumla Basal Notch Small to Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Smith Basal Notch Large to Very Large Middle Archaic Valid Type
Snake River Corner to Basal Notch Small to Medium Late Archaic to Developmental Valid Type
Tularosa
AKA for Cienega
Corner to Basal Notch Small to Medium Transitional Archaic to Developmental AKA Type
Wade Expanding Stem to Basal Notched Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Wray
AKA Pelican Lake Harder Variety
Basal Notch Medium to Large Late Archaic Collector Type