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A Barbed Antler Point Found at Pyramid Lake, Nevada

  • Doris L. Rendall (a1)

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A barbed projectile point of antler found at Pyramid Lake, Nevada, is an unusual archaeological specimen for the Great Basin. The point is thought to have been hafted for use as a fish or bird spear and is possibly Eskimo in design.

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A Barbed Antler Point Found at Pyramid Lake, Nevada

  • Doris L. Rendall (a1)

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