Dawson Mounds 23BO9 - projectile points


Square Stemmed point with traits of both a Smith point and a Stone County points.
MHS 1993.100.90
Dark Ordovician chert - not heat treated
Length = 57 mm, Width = 36 mm, Thickness = 7 mm, Weight = 14.7 grams



Broken Projectile Point (missing base) - probably a Late Archaic point
MHS 1993.100.98 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated
Length =434 mm, Width = 19 mm, Thickness = 6 mm, Weight = 5.8 grams



Corner notched arrowpoint, Late Woodland Period variant
MHS 1993.100.91 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated with a lusterous surface
Length = 30 mm, Width = 20 mm, Thickness = 7 mm, Weight = 3.4 grams



Serrated Lanceolate point - possibly a Nebo Hill point
MHS 1993.100.82 / ASM number 23BO9-26 / Fowke artifact type number 19
[Impact fracture on the tip of the artifact]
Jefferson City Fm. chert - not heat treated
Length = 81 mm, Width = 24 mm, Thickness = 8 mm, Weight = 18.3 grams



Stone County Square Stemmed point
MHS 1993.100.87 / ASM number 23BO9 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Jefferson City Fm. chert with oolites - not heat treated - gray banded
Length = 85 mm, Width = 37 mm, Thickness = 10 mm, Weight = 37.1 grams



Projectile point with a broken base
MHS 1993.100.105 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Jefferson City Fm. chert - not heat treated - gray banded
Length = 47 mm, Width = 24 mm, Thickness = 11 mm, Weight = 11.3 grams



Projectile point
MHS 1993.100.70 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a pinkish gray color
Length = 44 mm, Width = 26 mm, Thickness = 7 mm, Weight = 9.3 grams



Resharpened projectile point - possibly a variant of Rice Side Notched
MHS 1993.100.71 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a pinksh white color
Length = 49 mm, Width = 32 mm, Thickness = 7.4 mm, Weight = 31.9 grams



Rice Side Notched projectile point
MHS 1993.100.72 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a pinkish red color
Length = 52 mm, Width = 30 mm, Thickness = 8 mm, Weight = 12.5 grams



Rice Side Notched point
MHS 1993.100.73 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a lusterous white
Length = 63 mm, Width = 29 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 17.3 grams



Rice Side Notched point
MHS 1993.100.74 / ASM number 23BO9 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Jefferson City chert - probably heat treated
Length = 54 mm, Width = 26 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 11.5 grams



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