5 Arrows or Spearheads

Object Name: 
5 Arrows or Spearheads

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Object Name: 
5 Arrows or Spearheads
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Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
(A) Smokey-grey obsidian; pressure flaked, retouched on both surfaces, large long triangular blade, probably a spearhead. (B) Spearhead or knife, smokey-grey obsidian, pressure flaked on both sides. Elongated oval with pointed tip. (C) Similar to preceding in fabric and pressure flakes but with serrated edge. Long triangular form with rounded base. (D) Smokey-grey obsidian, pressure flaked, retouched with serrated edge. Arrow or spearhead, short wide tang at base, flat bottom, log triangular form with convex sides. (E) Smokey-grey obsidian; pressure flaked and retouched. Arrowhead slightly asymmetrical, long triangular blade with depression chipped along flat base in center; badly worn.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 32) (2011) illustrated, p. 81, bottom; BIB# AI95693