Question: How old is my arrowhead?

Pointed tools made of stone have been invented during the later Acheulean period, around 400,000 - 200,000 years ago by the Homo erectus in Africa. The age of the earliest arrowheads found is around 65,000 years old when the bow and arrow technology was first introduced.

How do I identify my arrowhead?

In case its stemless, see if its fluted or not. If its scored, determine if its indented in the side or from the corner. The area and the configuration of the pointed arrowhead are sufficient to limit your options to just 12 potential types.

Is finding an arrowhead good luck?

Arrowheads were more likely to be seen as good luck than bad luck, including in Europe and Britain, but they are unlucky according to some traditions. Since they were weapons of war, some people associated them with evil.

Whats the most expensive arrowhead?

The most expensive arrowhead ever sold went for $276,000. It was both prehistoric and made of green obsidian, a rare stone. Very ancient arrowheads are rare, with the famous Clovis points being the most sought-after and valuable rare arrowheads.

Is it good luck to find an arrowhead?

Arrowheads were more likely to be seen as good luck than bad luck, including in Europe and Britain, but they are unlucky according to some traditions. Since they were weapons of war, some people associated them with evil.

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