This medium to large point has straight to convex edges and rectangular stem. Shoulders are weak and angular. The Stem may be straight to slightly expanded, basal edges straight to slightly convex. The Stem edge is sometimes ground. Western Scottsbluff points tend to have Parallel flaking ; South Central Scottsbluff points are usually random flaked. This point was named by E.H. Barbour and C. B. Schultz
Age and Culture : Early Archaic dating from 7500 B.C. and 6500 B.C., having been found with extinct Bison remains.
Distribution : Scottsbluff points have been found in West Central Canada and the Rocky Mountains to the Eastern Woodlands Fringe and as far Northeastward as Wisconsin. They have been recovered as far south as Northwestern Louisiana, Southwestern Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma.
Text and Pictures Provided By: Steve Lyons
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