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Expanded Notch
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: E Notch
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A notch type which is composed of two notches in close proximity that leave a nipple as a remnant. Also known as a Double Notch.
basal notch
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A flaking technique applied to accommodate hafting which involved the flaking of notches into the basal edge of a preform.
corner notch
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: corner-notched, corner-notched point
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A major projectile form which is described as a point that has had notches for hafting struck into the corners of the base. Also, a flaking technique applied to accommodate hafting which involved the flaking of notches into the basal corners of a preform base
duo-notch
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: Point with double set of notches
low side notched
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A flaking technique applied to accommodate hafting which involved the flaking of notches into the side of a preform near its base.
notch
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: notched (adj.)
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A flaked U- or V-shaped indentation; matching indentations in the point base area or corners or sides
notch width
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: In lithics, the measurement of the space between the notches across the narrowest point of the stem or base.
notcher
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A tool for making notches
notching
CATEGORY: lithics
DEFINITION: The practice of chipping small, semicircular notches out of the base or side of a projectile point in order to aid in hafting.
notching flake
CATEGORY: lithics
DEFINITION: A flake produced when putting hafting notches on a stone tool.
side notch
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: side-notched (adj.)
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: Shallow and wide indentations worked into both side edges of a stone tool near the base
side-notched point
CATEGORY: lithics
DEFINITION: Type of stone point which is chipped on both faces and having notches on both sides near the base. They are characteristic of the Northern Archaic tradition in North America.

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