clovis point


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clovis point

(ˈkləʊvɪs)
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(Archaeology) a concave-based flint projectile dating from the 10th millennium bc, found throughout most of Central and North America

clovis point

A leaf-shaped flint projectile point with fluted sides belonging to a prehistoric culture of North and Central America.
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Other highlights include a circa-16000 BC Paleolithic Clovis point, a circa-300 BC standing figure from the Chupicuaro (Mexico) people, and an extremely rare, mid-18th-century Coptic textile from Afghanistan with ornately stitched Biblical images.
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Washington, August 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a rare Clovis point spearhead in the town of Sahuarita, Arizona, US, dating back to 11,000 to 13,000 years, which could help illuminate the way early humans lived in this part of the state.
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Washington, August 25 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a rare Clovis point spearhead in the town of Sahuarita, Arizona, US, dating back to 11,000 to 13,000 years, which could help illuminate the way early humans lived in this part of the state.
That came later, he suspects: he argues that the first assemblages are foragers'; and he suggests that the celebrated Clovis point was developed from harpoons.
The researchers found that three sites lack absolute age control: at Chobot, Alberta, the three Clovis points found lack stratigraphic context, and the majority of other diagnostic artifacts are younger than Clovis by thousands of years; at Morley, Alberta, ridges are assumed without evidence to be chronologically correlated with Ice Age hills 2,600 kilometers away; and at Paw Paw Cove, Maryland, horizontal integrity of the Clovis artifacts found is compromised, according to that site's principal archaeologist.
In support of that scenario, a Wyoming site previously yielded Clovis points in deposits below Western Stemmed points.
They were also made a bit differently than Clovis points.
The points are markedly different from Clovis points, which are marked by a characteristic flute, or depression, at the base where they would be attached to a wood shaft.
The previous theory, known as the Clovis First Model, comes from Clovis Points, huge weapons used to hunt mammoths and mastodons whichwere found all over the American continent.