Sedalia Point

Chapman (1975:255-6) notes that Sedalia points are found in Northeast and Northwest Missouri. The diagnostic feature of this artifact is that it is a large lanceolate form with excurvate blade edges. Chapman notes that length ranges from 80 mm to 180 mm. Morrow (1984:19) notes that Sedalia points are found in southern Iowa and associated with the Late Archaic Period (3000 to 1000 BC). Sandstrom and Ray (2004:46) note that Sedalia points from the Bonhon Site in Central Missouri are associated with a radiocarbon date of 2020 BC +/- 60.

Sedalia point from 23PE6.
Chapman, Carl
1975 The Archaeology of Missouri, I. 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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