Folsom Early Native American (immediately following Clovis) culture of North America; technology known for large, fluted, bifacial projectile points used as spear points for big game hunting.
Clovis Points -- In 1932, an even earlier style of projectile point was unearthed, Clovis, dating back to 13,500 BCE. Clovis points have been discovered in situ in association with mammoth skeletons.
Blue Green Insulator Glass Point Made By Ishi. Native Americans and Australian Aborigines both made arrowheads out of Insulators. The telegraph companies got fed up with the knappers steeling their glass isolators that they would leave free ones piles up by the poles so they wouldn't have to repair the section taken down by the knappers.
the Levanna point is a Late Woodland style. These are from coastal sites in Rhode Island. From left to right, the materials are quartz, hornfels, and red felsite.
Lithic Casting Lab. CLOVIS POINTS. FENN CACHE UTAH These Clovis points were found together in the Fenn cache. They are good examples of diagonal edge-to-edge "outre passe" percussion flaking. This technique is very difficult to replicate by flintknappers today. Diagonal edge-to-edge percussion flaking is unique to the Clovis culture in North America.
Clovis is the oldest flint point type that has been recognized in North America. The Clovis culture is approximately 12,500 years old. Clovis points have even been found with Mammoth bones, including such a find at the Miami site in the Texas Panhandle.
It's hard to ignore the Clovis type site and all of it's glory. A Folsom point from the Blackwater Draw site.
Large Ancient Indian Artifact Arrowhead Spear Point Nice Native American Piece found at Lake County Oregon