Hidden Valley Rockshelter, 23JS7

WU-Anthropology Specimen a303. Assymetrical projectile point with a distinctive mid-blade angle change. This is a Late Archaic artifact type called an Afton point. Length = 58.1 mm, width = 39.1 mm, thickness = 9.4 mm and weight = 17.9 grams.



WU-Anthropology Specimen a39. Length = 39.1 mm, width = 29.9 mm, thickness = 6.3 mm, and weight = 6.0 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a69. Length = 34.1 mm, width = 31.3 mm, thickness = 8.6 mm, and weight = not recorded.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a211. Deeply notched projectile point resembling the Late Archaic point type called Calf Creek. Length = 30.5 mm, width = 39.3 mm, thickness = 6.1 mm, and weight = 6.6 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a8. Length = 63.6 mm, width = 27.0 mm, thickness = 14.1 mm, and weight = 26.1 grams .

WU-Anthropology Specimen a80. This contracting stemmed point "probably" is a Hidden Valley point that was heavily resharpened. Length = 63.8 mm, width = 25.2 mm, thickness = 6.9 mm, and weight = 10.3 grams .

WU-Anthropology Specimen a312. This straight stemmed point is a broken Etley point that was resharpened into an end scraper. Length = 46.3 mm, width = 36.2 mm, thickness = 8.6 mm, and weight = 16.0 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a233. Length = 45.1 mm, width = 36.1 mm, thickness = 7.8 mm, and weight = 16.4 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a39. Length = 37.1 mm, width = 27.7 mm, thickness = 6.9 mm, and weight = 6.9 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a42. Base of a side-notched point. Similar to specimens in the photographic plates of McCormick-Adams' reports. Length = 23.1 mm, width = 31.1 mm, thickness = 7.1 mm, and weight = 6.4 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a324. This contracting stemmed point "probably" a broken Hidden Valley point that was extensively resharpened. Length = 76.6 mm, width = 27.2 mm, thickness = 9.7 mm, and weight = 18.4 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a231. This basal notched point is probably an exhausted Calf Creek point. Length = 37.1 mm, width = 31.7 mm, thickness = 5.3 mm, and weight = 5.2 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a2. Length = 48.89 mm, width = 25.0 mm, thickness = 9.7 mm, and weight = 12.5 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a7. This point, missing its base, is labelled "very fine chipping." Length = 64.6 mm, width = 27.2 mm, thickness = 7.5 mm, and weight = 11.7 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a57. This is a Crisp Ovate arrowpoint. Length = 28.7 mm, width = 13.6 mm, thickness = 4.8 mm, and weight = 1.9 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a213. Assymetrically resharpened knife with rounded base. Length = 72.0 mm, width = 36.2 mm, thickness = 10.5 mm, and weight = 24.0 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a78. This straight stemmed point was manufactured from an orthoquartzite (found in portions of the Ozarks). Length = 56.1 mm, width = 34.4 mm, thickness = 10.1 mm, and weight = 23.5 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a65. Length = 46.0 mm, width = 40.9 mm, thickness = 8.7 mm, and weight = 20.8 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a1. This contracting stemmed point is probably another example of a resharpened Hidden Valley point. Length = 51.6 mm, width = 22.9 mm, thickness = 7.3 mm, and weight = 9.6 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a292. Length = 58.0 mm, width = 32.6 mm, thickness = 8.5 mm, and weight = 17.6 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a72. This side-notched point is similar to several examples illustrated by McCormick-Adams. Length = 24.8 mm, width = 27.5 mm, thickness = 9.5 mm, and weight = 7.0 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a21. This artifact was with a label that says "Intermediate Occupation" suggesting that it was from the Late Archaic horizon. Length = 44.1 mm, width = 30.4 mm, thickness = 10.3 mm, and weight = 13.2 grams.

WU-Anthropology Specimen a34. Broken groundstone artifact. Length = 73.9 mm, width = 59.0 mm, thickness = 18.3 mm, and weight = 153.3 grams.


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