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Fish tail spearheads

Unknown90th-65th century B.C

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

This is projectile point of the Paleoindian period that would has been used by indigenous groups of South America. They were stone-carved and had an ​​elongated shape. It is named for their shape, which is similar to a fish.

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Details

  • Title: Fish tail spearheads
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 90th-65th century B.C
  • Location: Cabo Polonio
  • Physical Dimensions: w2.3 x h6.7 x d0.6 cm
  • Period: Paleoindian or Early Settlement
  • Culture: First Settlers
  • Type: Polished stone
  • Rights: MAPI, 2005, MAPI

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