Nodena Point

Chapman (1980:310) notes that Nodena points are found most frequently in the Bootheel region and Southwest region of Missouri. This artifact type is an elliptical arrowpoint. Chapman notes that length ranges from 25 to 75 mm with the average of 30 to 50 mm. Chapman associates Nodena points with the Middle and Late Mississippi Period Period (AD 1200 - 1700). Morrow (1984:82) observed that Nodena points are rare in Iowa. Sandstrom and Ray (2004:43) associate Nodena points with protohistoric Quapaw sites in Arkansas.

Nodena point from the Utz Site (23SA2).

Chapman, Carl
1980 The Archaeology of Missouri, 2. University of Missouri Press, Columbia.

Morrow, Toby
1984 Iowa Projectile Points. Office of the Iowa State Archaeologist, Iowa City.

Sandstrom, Carl B., and Jack H. Ray
2004 A Point Identification Guide for Southwest Missouri. Ozarks Chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society, Springfield.

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