Animation of the Day: A Second Adena Point from the New York State Museum

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory



Today’s animation is a second Adena point scanned at the New York State Museum (NYSM) in July 2014. A photograph of this point in Plate 1 on page 61 of William A. Ritchie’s (1971) ” A Typology of and Nomenclature for New York Projectile Points,” New York State Museum Bulletin Number 384.

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This point, as well as others from Ritchie’s (1971) monograph, was scanned to aid in the creation of a digital projectile point typology funded by the Department of Defense’s Legacy Program, as detailed here.


Categories: Animation of the day, chipped stone tools, fluted point, Gallery, New York State Museum, Paleoindian | Leave a comment

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