Projectile Point Identification Guide

Lanceolate and Auriculate Projectile Points of  North America

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Name Picture Shape Size Cultural Period Validity
Agate Basin Ovoid to Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Alamance Auriculate Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Alder Complex
AKA for Ruby Valley
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo AKA Type
Allen
AKA for James "Jimmy" Allen
Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo AKA Type
Anderson Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Collector Type
Angostura Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Angostura Victoria
AKA for Victoria
Stemmed Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Annie Lake Lanceolate Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Anzick Clovis Lanceolate Large Paleo Valid Type
Appomattox Clovis Auriculate Medium to Large Paleo Site Specific
Arkabutla Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Armijo Side Notch / Auriculate Small to Medium Late Archaic Valid Type
Athapap Lanceolate Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Barber Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Barnes
AKA: Cumberland Barnes
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Bat Cave Lanceolate Small Late Paleo Valid Type
Beaver Lake
AKA: Cumberland Un-Fluted
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Belen Lanceolate Small Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Benjamin Lanceolate Medium to Large Woodland Valid Type
Black Rock Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Brazo Fishtail
AKA: Rodgers Side Hollow (San Patrice Variant)
Auriculate Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Breckenridge
AKA: Breckenridge Dalton
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Browns Valley Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Buchanan Eared Auriculate Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Bull Brook Auriculate Medium to Large Late to Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Candy Creek Auriculate Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Chattahoochee Dalton Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Dalton Sub-Type
Chesrow
AKA: Price
Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Sub-type for the Quad Point
Chuckatuck Side Notch to Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Provisional Type
Clovis Auriculate / Lanceolate Small to Large Paleo Valid Type
Clovis - Hazel
AKA: Hazel and Ross County
Auriculate / Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Sub-Type for Clovis
Hazel (Collectors Type)
Ross County (Valid Type)
Clovis - Colby
AKA: Colby
Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Sub-Type for Clovis
Clovis - St Louis
AKA: St. Louis
Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Sub-Type for Clovis
Clovis - Tulare Lake
AKA: Tulare Lake
Lanceolate Small to Medium Paleo Sub-Type for Clovis
Clovis Unfluted Auriculate / Lanceolate Small to Large Paleo Valid Type
Coastview
AKA for Plainview
Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo AKA Type
Coburn Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Mansion Inn / Wayland Notched Variant
Colbert- Dalton
AKA: Dalton Square Base
Auriculate  Medium to Large  Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Coldwater Lanceolate Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Conerly
AKA: Lively
Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Copena Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Archaic to Woodland Valid Type
Copena Articulated Auriculate Medium to Large Late Archaic to Woodland Valid Type
Coquille Knife Triangle to Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic to Developmental Valid Type
Cotaco Blade Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Archaic to Early Woodland Collector Type
Crowfield Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Cumberland Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Cumberland - Barnes
AKA for Barnes
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Cumberland Unfluted
AKA for Beaver Lake
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dallas
AKA for Guntersville
Lanceolate Small to Medium Lanceolate AKA Type
Dalton Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Breckenridge
AKA: Breckenridge
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Colbert
AKA: Colbert
Dalton Square Base
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Greenbrier Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Hardaway Auriculate Small to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Hemphill Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Hempstead Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Kisatchie
AKA: San Patrice Kisatchie, Kisatchie
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Nuckolls Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Dalton Santa Fe
AKA for Santa Fe
Auriculate Medium Late Archaic AKA Type
Dalton Sloan Auriculate Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Dalton Square Base
AKA for Dalton Colbert
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA for Dalton Colbert
Dalton Tallahassee
AKA for Tallahassee
Auriculate Medium Late Archaic AKA Type
Debert
AKA: Clovis Debert
Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Denbigh Lanceolate Medium Artic Small Tool Tradition Valid Type
Eastern Agate Basin
AKA for Packard
Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo AKA Type
El Riego Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Fayette Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Dalton Sub-Type / Valid Type
Firstview Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Flacco Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Folsom Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Fourth of July Complex Stemmed to Lanceolate Medium Early Archaic Valid Type
Frazier Lanceolate Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Frederick Lanceolate Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Gainey Fluted Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Geneill
AKA for San Patrice Geneill
Auriculate / Side Notch Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
Golondrina
AKA: Golondrina Plainview
Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Goshen Lanceolate Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Green River Lanceolate Small Middle Archaic Valid Type
Greenville Lanceolate Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Guilford Concave Base
AKA: Guilford Yuma
Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guilford Straight Base Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Guntherville
AKA: Dallas
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Mississippian to Historic Valid Type
Hardaway Blade Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Hardaway Dalton Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Haskett Type I Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Haskett Type II Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Haw River Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hazel
AKA for Ross County
Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo AKA Type
Hell Gap Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hi-Lo Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Hinds Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Holcombe Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Hope
AKA: San Patrice Hope Variety
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
Hoxie Stemmed Lanceolate Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Basal Notch Lanceolate Small to Medium  Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Constricted Base Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Humboldt Expanded Base Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Ichetucknee Lanceolate Small Mississippian to Historic Valid Type
Intervale Fluted Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
James "Jimmy" Allen
AKA: Allen
Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Jeff Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Kersey Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Kimmswick Auriculate Medium Paleo Site Type
Leaf River
AKA: San Patrice Leaf River
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
Levi
AKA: Plainview Angostura
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Provisional Type
Long Point
AKA for Angostura
Lanceolate Medium to Large Early Archaic AKA type
Lovell Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Lusk Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Marianna Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Exhausted Dalton
Maynes Creek Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Provisional Type
McConnell Lanceolate
AKA: Ohio Lanceolate
Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
McKean Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Mendocino Concave Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Mesa Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Meserve Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Metzal Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Michaud / Neponset Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Midland Auriculate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Miller Lanceolate Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Provisional Type
Milnesand Lanceolate Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
Morse Knife Lanceolate Large to Very Large Woodland Valid Type
Nebo Hill Lanceolate Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Nolichucky Auriculate Lanceolate Small to Medium Woodland Valid Type
Northumberland Fluted Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Collector Type
Ohio Lanceolate
AKA for McConnell Lanceolate
Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo AKA type
Owl Cave Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Collector Type
Packard Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Page - Ladson Auriculate Medium Paleo Provisional Type
Pandora Lanceolate Medium to Large Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type
Parkhill Auriculate Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo Site Specific
Pelican Articulate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Pike County Auriculate Large Late Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Plainview Angostura
AKA for Levi
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo AKA Type
Plainview Golondrina
AKA for Golondrina
Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo AKA Type
Plainview Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Plainville Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Pryor Auriculate Medium to Large Mountain Paleo Valid Type
Quad Auriculate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Redstone Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Rice Lanceolate
AKA for Searcy
Stemmed Lanceolate Small to Medium Middle Archaic AKA Type
Rodgers Side Hollow
AKA: Brazo Fishtail
Auriculate Medium Early Archaic 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
Ruby Valley
Alder Complex
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Type
San Jon Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Discontinued Type
San Patrice Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
San Patrice Geneill Variety
AKA: Geneill
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
San Patrice Hope Variety
AKA: Hope
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
San Patrice Leaf River Variety
AKA: Leaf River
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
San Patrice St. Johns Variety
AKA: St. Johns
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Santa Fe
AKA: Dalton Santa Fe
Auriculate Medium Late Archaic to Early Woodland Valid Type
Searcy
AKA: Rice Lanceolate
Stemmed Lanceolate Medium Middle Archaic Valid Type
Sedalia Lanceolate Medium to Large Late Archaic Valid Type
Sedgwick Lanceolate Medium to Large Middle to Late Paleo Valid Type
Shetley Lanceolate Small Mississippian Valid Type
Shoop Auriculate Medium Paleo Valid Type
Shuswap Lanceolate Lanceolate Medium Late to Transitional Arcahic Valid Type
Simpson Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Simpson Mustache Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Snake Creek Blade Lanceolate Large to Very Large Late Archaic Collector Type
Spedis Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Collector Type
Ste Anne
AKA: Varney
Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
St. Johns
AKA San Patrice St. Johns
Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic AKA Type
St. Louis
AKA Clovis St. Louis
Lanceolate Medium to Large Paleo AKA type
St. Mary's Hall
AKA: Plainview Angostura and Miniature Plainview
Lanceolate Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Stanfield Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Starved Rock Lanceolate Lanceolate Medium to Large Early Archaic Valid Type
Strong Barbed Auriculate Auriculate Medium Transitional Archaic to Classic Collector Type
Suwannee Auriculate Medium to Large Late Paleo Valid Type
Tallahassee
AKA: Dalton Tallahassee
Auriculate Medium Early to Middle Woodland Valid Type
Triple T
Humboldt Variant
Lanceolate Medium Early to Middle Archaic Valid Variant Type
Tulare Lake
AKA: Tulare Lake Clovis
Lanceolate Small to Medium Late Paleo Valid Sub-Type
Union Side Notch Side Notch to Auriculate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo to Early Archaic Valid Type
Varney Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Victoria
AKA: Victoria Angostura
Stemmed Lanceolate Medium to Large Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Wadlow Lanceolate Large to Very Large Middle to Late Archaic Valid Type
Web Complex Blade Lanceolate Large Mississippian Provisional Type
Wheeler Excurvate Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Wheeler Expanded Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Wheeler Leaf Lanceolate Medium Late to Transitional Archaic Valid Type (Possible Pandora)
Wheeler Lanceolate
Wheeler Triangular
Lanceolate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Wheeler Recurvate Auriculate Small to Medium Transitional Paleo Valid Type
Withlacoochee Auriculate Medium Late Paleo Collector Type