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Prehistoric Native American Arrowhead

Age: 6,500 - 2,000 Years Old

Archaic - Woodland Period

Culture: Prehistoric American Indians

Discovered: Southern United States


Prehistoric Native American arrowheads are ancient artifacts that have captivated the imaginations of people for centuries. These arrowheads were crafted by the indigenous people of North America, who used them as hunting and fighting tools. They date back to the Archaic and Woodland periods, which span from approximately 6,500 to 2,000 years ago.


During this time, the indigenous people of North America were still largely nomadic, hunting and gathering their food. They crafted arrowheads from a variety of materials, including flint, obsidian, chert, and quartz. The process of making an arrowhead was a delicate one, requiring a great deal of skill and patience. The craftsman would carefully chip away at the material, shaping it into a pointed tool that could be fitted onto an arrow.


The arrowheads were used for hunting game such as deer, buffalo, and elk, as well as for warfare. They were attached to arrows, which were then launched using a bow. These arrowheads were so effective that they were used well into the colonial era and are still being found today. Archaeologists have discovered many arrowheads throughout the Southern United States, providing a glimpse into the lives of the prehistoric Native American peoples who once roamed the land. These artifacts serve as a testament to the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the indigenous people who created them, as well as the rich history of the United States.

Prehistoric Native American Arrowhead

SKU: Prehistoric NM Arrowhead #1
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