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clovis point

(ˈkləʊvɪs)
n
(Archaeology) a concave-based flint projectile dating from the 10th millennium bc, found throughout most of Central and North America
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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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(3) By the 1920s, the discovery of unique stone "Clovis point" projectiles in Clovis, New Mexico and the appearance of these as well as Folsom projectiles in kill sites near large mammal bones from northern Alaska to Guatemala, suggested an original big game hunting culture that was deemed typical of all early man.
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This "Clovis point" has been called the first great American invention, a technology that spread quickly around the continent.
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.
What makes the Clovis point so special is that it is found in massive numbers all across the continent and reliably enough at a level where organic material generally carbon-dates to roughly 12,000 years ago.
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.
From 11,500-year-old Clovis points discovered in an East Wenatchee orchard to household articles used in Wenatchee homes around 1900, the past comes alive at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
Her investigations demonstrate that the Clovis people used a variety of raw materials for tool making, and that the homogeneity of Clovis points, the sharing of artifacts between groups, and the sharing of raw materials suggests that Clovis groups maintained strong ties with extended populations at a regional level.
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.