Fluted Points

Teacher

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I love hunting arrowheads and anything related to Native Americans. The thought crossed my mind "How many of you collectors out there have found a fluted point?" I have only found one in my entire life of looking and it was in 1983. My find was a fluted clovis and money could not purchase it from me. I have found several broken fluted points, but only one that was intact. If you don't mind, post a picture of your fluted points so I can dream about them.

Thanks guys,
 

Mudbone

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I sure would post one if I had one! Lol. A friend of mine found one when we were huntin the banks of the Cumberland last week. Only one I've ever seen in person. I found one of my best points ever on that trip and it didn't make it back with me. I somehow lost it. Just my luck:(
 

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I have one but it is snapped in half and only about an inch long. :(
All I have is the base.

My friend found a fluted clovis one time that was right at 4" long and solid black.
Beautiful point.
 

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I have 2 but both are broke, i also have 2 beaver lakes and a quad that are broke
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Rockhound it looks like the top one was broken while it was being made. You can see where the fluting flake turned and went down through the point. I have had it happen to me while making them. Hate it to cause your 90% done when it does it!!! EWWWWWW hate that. But very nice finds!

Those are some great finds Tennrock!!!!!
 

Tennrock

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in the dog house! said:
Rockhound it looks like the top one was broken while it was being made.

Those are some great finds Tennrock!!!!!

Thanks. I think the one on the bottom broke while being made also. You can see the fluting nipple on the left side/base.

The big broken one is unbelievable, 2 1/4" wide, thin, micro-flaking, would have been over 6" long.
 

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in the dog house! said:
Rockhound it looks like the top one was broken while it was being made. You can see where the fluting flake turned and went down through the point. I have had it happen to me while making them. Hate it to cause your 90% done when it does it!!! EWWWWWW hate that. But very nice finds!

Those are some great finds Tennrock!!!!!

Your 100% correct fluting nipple is there and then it just rolls off the end. Funny thing is the other side isn't even worked
 
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