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Below are the most common types of projectile points (Arrow and Spear Heads) found in Southeastern Massachusetts
 

PALEOINDIAN 12,000-9000 YA

Fluted                                       12000-9000 YA

Eden                                        11,000-9000 YA

Hardway Dalton                       10,000-9000 YA

EARLY ARCHAIC 9000-8000 YA

Kirk Stemmed                             9000-8000 YA

Kirk Corner Notched                  9500-8500 YA

Bifurcate Base                             9000-8000 YA

MIDDLE ARCHAIC 8000-6000 YA

Neville                                         8000-7000 YA

Stark                                           7500-6500 YA

LATE ARCHAIC 6000-3500 YA

Otter Creek                                 6000-4500 YA

Vosburg                                      5500-4500 YA

Brewerton Corner Notched         5500-4500 YA

Broad Eared                                5000-4000 YA

Brewerton Notched                    5000-4000 YA

Small Stemmed                            6000-4000 YA

Squibnocket Triangle                   5000-3500 YA

Genessee                                     5000-3500 YA

Perkioman                                   4000-3500 YA

Normanskill                                 4000-3500 YA

Atlantic                            4100-3600 YA

TRANSITIONAL ARCHAIC 3500-2700 YA

Susquahannah Broad                   4000-3000 YA

Wayland Notched                       3600-3000 YA

Orient Fishtail                              3000-2000 YA

Meadowood                               3000-2500 YA

EARLY WOODLAND 2500-2000 YA

Rossville                                      2500-1500 YA

Adena                                         2800-1200 YA

MIDDLE WOODLAND 2000-1200 YA

Greene                                        1800-1200 YA

Fox Creek Stemmed                   1800-1300 YA

Fox Creek Lanceolate                 1800-1200 YA

Jacks Reef Corner Notched         1600-1100 YA

Jack's Reef Pentagonal    1600-1100 YA

LATE WOODLAND 1200-400 YA

Levanna                                      1300-400 YA

 

Click here to download a three page New England projectile point guide (point pictures provided by Native Tech