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Arrowheads and projectile points (8)

Arrowheads and projectile points (8)
Title
Arrowheads and projectile points (8)
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dorothy C. Barck
Object Number 
1954.226a-h
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group