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Pahaska Side-Notched  7,800-6,500 B.P.

The Pahaska is a side-notched projectile point with weakly convex lateral edges and a slightly concave base.  The notches are deep and wide and oriented parallel to the basal edge.  The cross-section is smooth and lenticular.  Chipping is well-controlled.  The lateral edges are retouched and the base is bifacially thinned.  The basal edge is lightly ground.  Length is 45 to 26 mm, width 23 to 18.5 mm, thickness 6.5 to 4 mm.  Husted and Edgar

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Last updated: 08-29-2013