Folsom point

Collection by Don Hill • Last updated 12 days ago

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Who Were the First People Who Arrived in the American Continents?

Pre-Clovis is the name archaeologists have given to the oldest and now fairly well-established human occupations of the Americas.

Incredible inch long Folsom dart point made from what I believe is Knife… Indian Artifacts, Native American Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Native American Indians, Folsom Point, Clovis Point, Flint Knapping, Old Tools, Art And Technology
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Vail Site And Clovis Points

Vail Site And Clovis Points

Pictures and description of the Vail site and the Fluted points found there.

Archaeologist explains innovation of 'fluting' ancient stone weaponry. A collection of Clovis point replicas and casts in the archaeology lab at Kent State University [Credit: Kent State University]

Archaeologist explains innovation of 'fluting' ancient stone weaponry

Approximately 13,500 years after nomadic Clovis hunters crossed the frozen land bridge from Asia to North America, researchers are still asking questions and putting together clues as to how they not only survived in a new landscape with unique new challenges but adapted with stone tools and weapons to thrive for thousands of years. Kent State University's Metin Eren, Ph.D., and his colleagues are not only asking these questions but testing their unique new theories.

years of High Plains projectile point evolution. From left to right Clovis, Goshen, Folsom, and Midland. Ages range from approximately years old to years old. For scale, the Clovis on the left is inches long.

inch long, wafer thin Folsom dart point (slug) surface found on private land in east central Colorado. Resharpened down to a nub and made from moss agate. Folsom Point, Flint Knapping, Wafer Thin, Indian Artifacts, Old Stone, Moss Agate, Native American Indians, Some Pictures, Prehistoric
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Colorado Folsom

Colorado Clovis

This inch long Wyoming Folsom has all three hallmarks of a fine Folsom point; Flutes, Thinness, and Fine retouch along the edges. Indian Artifacts, Native American Artifacts, Folsom Point, Flint Knapping, Old Stone, Native Art, Anthropology, Prehistoric, Oregon
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Folsom is the name given to early Paleoindian hunter-gatherers of the North American continent years ago.

Why did Folsom Hunters Make Such Beautiful Projectile Points?

Folsom is the name given to early Paleoindian hunter-gatherers of the North American continent 9,000-10,500 years ago.

inch long Folsom tip surface found on private land in Arizona. Age between to years old. Folsom Point, Flint Knapping, Indian Artifacts, Old Stone, Native Art, Prehistoric, Archaeology, Bones, Arizona
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Arizona Folsom Tip

This Clovis knapper liked to flute. Note the multi-flutes on both sides of this inch long, Johnson County, Wyoming surface found on private land Clovis point from my collection. Material is a cool petrified wood. Age is around years old. Folsom Point, Clovis Point, Flint Knapping, Indian Artifacts, Old Stone, Petrified Wood, Prehistoric, Wyoming, Archaeology
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Wyoming Clovis

inch long beat up Folsom dart point surface found on private land twenty miles southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. Age is between and years old. My favorite point type.

Wyoming Folsom