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Catalog Number 149/849
Object Name Point, Projectile
Description One bifacial fluted point of the early (Gainey or 'Bull Brook') style. Small, reworked broken point. Very slight ears. Damage on both ears. Probably started out as a larger point & was reworked maybe more than once (note how edge loses it center). A real change in contour break along joint probably happened when resharpened (while still hafted). Dark grey chert with two beeswax spots.
Site Name Bull Brook
Site # 19-ES-80
Material Stone
Date 10,600 - 11,000 BP (radiocarbon years)
Excavated by Vaccaro, Anthony
Lexicon sub-category Stone, Chipped
Adopted By Quinn and Susan Rosefsky
Place United States | MA | Essex | Ipswich