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  • Projectile Point & Knife Morphology and Terminology

    These illustrations along with accompanying terminology have been provided as a resource for identifying and describing projectile points and knives.
    Once the morphology of a point or knife has been determined it can be accurately compared or contrasted to other identified types and forms.
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    Cross sections:







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    Last edited by gregszybala; 12-28-2016, 07:02 PM.
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  • #2
    Blade Shapes:








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    Last edited by gregszybala; 12-28-2016, 06:56 PM.
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    • #3
      Notch configurations:






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      • #4
        Basal Forms:








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        Last edited by gregszybala; 12-28-2016, 06:54 PM.
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        • #5
          Tip ( Distal ) forms:


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          Last edited by gregszybala; 12-28-2016, 06:57 PM.
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          • #6
            Flaking styles & Features:









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