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Charleston Points

Blade often lop-sided due to resharpening

Flake scars on blade surface often at oblique angle to long axis of point

Blade edges often serrated

Noticeably thickened along midline of blade (median ridge)

Prominent barbs

Basal edge varies from straight to convex; basal edge smoothed, not heavily ground

Size: 1½ to 2¼ inches in length

Early Archaic: ca 7900 BC

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