The first complete guide to projectile points (also known as arrowheads) in Louisiana. Only point types with solid scholarly consensus and reliably reported by professional archaeologists are included -- 78 total. Geographic range is at the county level, and each county has citations for the specimens reported therein. Descriptions are the original definitions and not the ever-changing paraphrasing by subsequent authors. Perfect for professionals who need quick citations to rare sources, as well as enthusiasts interested in deepening their knowledge of Louisiana lithics. Includes major opinions on date ranges for each point type.

Louisiana Projectile Points: Identification & Geographic Range

  • Christopher Cameron is a practicing private-sector archaeologist in the cultural resource management (CRM) industry.