- 10000-3000 B.P.
- Siberia to Alaska, Canada, Mexico, South America and across the U.S
- Lerma Pointed
- Time Period : 10000-3000 B.P.
- Location : Siberia to Alaska, Canada, Mexico, South America and across the U.S
- Shape : Lanceolate
A large size, narrow, lanceolate blade with a pointed base. Most are fairly thick in cross section but finer examples can be thin. Flaking tends to be collateral. Basal areas can be ground. Western forms are beveled on one side of each face. Similar forms have been found in Europe and Africa dating back to 20,000 - 40,000 B.P., but didnít enter the U.S. until after the advent of Clovis. NOTE: Lerma may be much older.
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