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Obsidian Projectile Point

Caption: Projectile point (height ~25 mm) made from Obsidian Butte obsidian, collected west of Palomar Mountain in northern San Diego County (SDI-615), California, USA, and attributed to the Luiseño cultural territory. Sample courtesy Fowler Museum at UCLA (archaeology collection no. 217-4). Photo credit: Janet C. Harvey (see Schmitt et al., http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G33634.1).

Credit: Photo credit: Janet C. Harvey

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