The Clovis Point: The Most Common Spear Tip Used by Ancient People, Evidence of Trade in North America 10,000 Years Ago, the Shape of the Clovis Point, the Type of Rock Most Commonly Used to Create Clovis Points, and the Reason Chirt Rock Was the Preferred Crafting Tool for Clovis Points

The Clovis point (named after the site it was first discovered in New Mexico) is the most well known and most frequently found spear devised by early Homo Sapiens. The clois found throughout North America which proves the existence of trade as early as 10,000 years ago. The spear tip is a symmetrical fluted shape with sharp edges on both sides. Flint rock was used as it was easily found and easily shapes, but most commonly used was a rock called Chirt. Chirt was used because it breaks with a raz...


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