ALASKAN  BEAR ARROWS

Point Barrow  and  Point HopeTypes

 

 

 

L: 3.4", T: .36", W: .69"

Base L: .43", Base W: .34"

Lithic Comp.: Brown Chert Pt Barrow Point

ex: Tom Kennedy

 

 

 

This picture shows the original cortex of the below point

L: 4.2", T: .30", W: .78"

Base L: .46", Base W: .35"

Lithic Comp.: Dark Grey Banded Chert

From Pt Barrow

ex: Tom Kennedy

 

 

 

L: 2.6", T: .31",Width: .65"

Base L: .43", Base W: .28"

Lithic Comp.: Blue/Gray Chert 

 

 

 

L: 2.8", T: .28", W: .63"

Base L: .43"Base W .32"

Lithic Comp.: Banded Chert

ex: Kennedy

 

 

 

L: 3.0", T: .37", W: .76"

Base L: .58", Base W: .43"

Lithic Comp.: Light Grey Chert with Pyrite Inclusions

From Pt Barrow

ex: Kennedy

 

 

 

L: 2.62", T: .36", W: .57"

Base L: .33", Base W: .29"

Lithic Comp.: Chalcedony

 

 

 

L: 2.4", T: .28", W: .61"

Base L: .50", Base W: .30"

Lithic Comp.: Fired Chert - Still retains hafting material

 

 

 

L: 2.3", T: .30", W: .50"

Base L: .40", Base W: .30"

Lithic Comp.: Gray Chert

 

 

 

L: 2.8", T: .35", Width: .60"

Base L: .40", Base W: .30"

Lithic Comp.: Green/Gray Chert

 

 

Point Hope Bear Types

 

A medium to large dart  point with sides that are slightly convex and parallel. The blade tip is broad. The base is wide and rectangular or concaved with a short stem.

 

Green Chert Arrow

L: 2.4", T: .38", W: .85"

Base L: .50", Base W: .42"

Ex: F. A. Goodbrod  

 

 

 

Basalt Arrow

L: 2.2", T: .33", W: .74"

Base L: .60", Base W: .43"

 

 

L: 2.7", T: .34", W: .84"

Base L: .57" Blade W: .37"  

Ex: Guy Gilbert

 

 

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