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Besant   2,000-1,500 B.P.

Besant projectile points are short and broad with shallow side notches and a slightly concave base.  This base is thinned by striking a number of flakes off the base running toward the tip.  They have a broad flaring stem almost as wide as the body. Shoulders are straight or sloping.   Besant body edges are usually convex and widest just above the base.  The length of Besant projectile points ranges from 22.5 to 75 mm, width from 11 to 33.2 mm, and thickness from 2.62 to 9.1 mm.  Wettlaufer, B.
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Last updated: 08-29-2013