TITLE

SPEAR POINTS IN THE APPLE ORCHARD

PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct88, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a large cache of Clovis points has turned up in an apple orchard near Wenatchee, Washington. Discovery of 30 pieces, of which 14 are the characteristic points used by Clovis period hunters between 11,500 and 11, 000 years ago; Chief goal of the test excavation; Methods used to study the stone tools; Support from the National Geographic Society.
ACCESSION #
10811078

 

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