Prehistoric artifacts found from sites on Fort Wainwright, Alaska
Photo Credit: Fort Wainwright Department of Public Works, Environmental Division
These artifacts are all from sites on Fort Wainwright. They are the tips to different kind of projectile points. The notched point (a) belongs to an atlatl dart, used approximately 5,000 years ago. The copper point (b) is an arrow tip, used approximately 300 years ago. The large stone point (c) would have fit on the end of a long spear and was used approximately 10,000 years ago. (Courtesy illustration, Fort Wainwright Department of Public Works, Environmental Division)
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