Fishtail Projectile Point

This artifact is call a "fishtail" projectile point. It is temporally diagnostic to ~12.0ka or equivalent to Folsom projectile points found in North America. The type gets its name from the flaring basal ears that look similar to a fishes tail

Mountains
Workshop

Cuncaicha

Cuncaicha is a rock shelter archaeological site located in the Pucuncho basin at 4480 meters above sea level. Cuncaicha's oldest occupation dates to 12.5 ka and provides evidence of an early occupation of southern Peru's highlands

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PC-500

Artifact Page: Cuncaicha Rockshelter