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Arrowheads and projectile points (8)

Object Number: 
1954.226a-h
Date: 
1500-1700
Medium: 
Quartz, flint, stone
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 8.9 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Quartz, flint, and stone arrowheads and projectile points; one gray-brown and six quartz arrowheads; stone projectile point and blade.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these points were found during the early 1900's by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others at Native American campsites in Washington Heights, Manhattan. They were formerly in the collection of Oscar T. Barck, the last surviving member of the Field Exploration Committee.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy C. Barck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group