Port Maitland

Point Type:  Port Maitland               
Associated Date: 2000 - 1200 B.P.
Morphology:  Side Notched

Length Point:        
Ave: [ 24 +/-  3 mm]  
Range: [ 12 to  36 mm] 
Example: [ 24 mm]

Width Point:         
Ave: [ 17 +/-  2 mm]  
Range: [ 9  to  25 mm] 
Example: [ 20 mm]

Point Ratio (Width / Length):  
Ave: [.73 +/-  .12]

Length of Base:      
 (Shoulder to Base)
Ave: [ 8  +/- 2  mm]  
Range: [ 4  to 12 mm] 
Example: [ 13 mm]

Width of Base:       
 (Maximum)
Ave: [ 17 +/- 2  mm]  
Range: [ 9  to 25 mm] 
Example: [ 20 mm]

Depth of Notch:      
Ave: [2.1 +/- .2  mm] 

Base Length/Point Ratio:  
 (Length of Base  / Length Point)
Ave: [.35 +/- .10 ]

Base Width/Point Ratio:          
 (Width of Base  / Width Point)
Ave: [1.0 +/- 0   ]
 
Base Ratio:        Ave: [.48 +/- .11 ]         		1. Short (<= 0.7)  
 (Base Length                                 		2. Proportionate (> 0.7 & < 1.3)  
   / Base Width)                          		3. Long (>= 1.3)

Base Form:           1. Convex   2. Straight   3. Concave   
 (Subjective) 

Notch Ratio:       Ave: [.12 +/- .01 ]
 (Depth Notch 
   / Width Point)

Blade Ratio:       Ave: [ .9 +/-  .01]         		1. Lanceolate (>= 2.0 mm)
 ([Length Point                                     		2. Isosceles (< 2.0 & > 1.2 mm)
    - Length Base] / Width)                   		3. Equilateral (<= 1.2 mm)
   
Blade Curvature:   Ave: [ .7 +/-  .2 mm]   		1. Very Convex (>= 5 mm)
 (Cord height of curve                       		2. Convex (< 5 mm & >= 2 mm)
  from Shoulder to Tip)                   		3. Straight (< 2 mm & >= -2 mm)   
                                                         		4. Concave (< -2 mm)
                                                          		5. Mixed (< -2 mm & > 2 mm)
Shoulder Angle:    Ave: [ 82 +/-  7  o]
 (Angle of Shoulder from   
 Notch Center to Shoulder to Tip)


1993 - Tara Prindle