St. Charles

St. Charles

Also known as Dovetail. A medium to large size, broad, thin, elliptical, corner notched point with a dovetail base. Blade edges are beveled on opposite sides when resharpened. The base is convex and most examples exhibit high quality flaking. There is a rare variant that has the barbs clipped (clipped wing) as in the Decatur type. There are many variations on base style from bifurcated to eared, rounded or squared. Base size varies from small to very large

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