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LeCroy Bifurcated Base Point
Description: This small biface of the LeCroy Bifurcated Base type has a triangular blade with a short stem. The stem has straight sides and a deep U-shaped indentation. The projectile point is made of brown flint and comes from the Early Archaic Period. The Archaic cultures in Ohio existed from about 6,000 B.C. to 1,000 B.C. Their economy was based primarily on hunting and gathering, but they did experiment with cultivating squash. Most Ohio sites are seasonal camps, created as the Indians moved due to the weather and the availability of food sources. Archaic peoples hunted smaller game than their Paleo-Indian predecessors, who pursued mastodons and giant beavers. The Archaic people hunted deer, elk, bear, rabbit, quail, and wild turkey. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: A2121_000332_014
Subjects: Prehistoric peoples; Projectile points; Weapons, Prehistoric;
Places: LeCroy Bifurcated Base Point