Bifurcate - Kanawha

Point Type:  Bifurcate - Kanawha 
Associated Date: 10000 - 8000 B.P.
Morphology:  Stemmed

Length Point:        
Ave: [ 59 +/-  5 mm]  
Range: [ 32 to 88 mm] 
Example: [ 55 mm]

Width Point:         
Ave: [ 35 +/-  5 mm]  
Range: [ 22 to 52 mm] 
Example: [ 37 mm]

Point Ratio (Width/Length):    
Ave: [.61 +/- .14 ] 

Length of Stem:      
 (Maximum)
Ave: [ 11 +/- 1  mm]  
Range: [ 10 to 13 mm] 
Example: [ 9  mm]

Width of Stem:       
 (Maximum)
Ave: [ 24 +/- 5  mm]  
Range: [ 18 to 32 mm] 
Example: [ 29 mm]
 
Stem Length/Point Ratio:  
 (Length of Stem  / Length Point)
Ave: [.19 +/- .03 ]

Stem Width/Point Ratio:          
 (Width of Stem  / Width Point)
Ave: [.68 +/- .15 ]
 
Stem Ratio:        Ave: [.51 +/- .15 ]                 	1. Short (<= 0.7)  
 (Stem Length                                          	2. Proportionate (> 0.7 & < 1.3)  
   / Stem Width)                                     		3. Long (>= 1.3)

Stem Form (Subjective):  
                1. Contracting   2. Parallel   3. Expanding   4. Asymmetric
                    
Base Form (Subjective):  
                1. Convex                2. Straight             3. Concave  
                      4. Notch             5. Lobe                      6. Point
   
Blade Ratio:       Ave: [1.4 +/-  .4 ]                     	1. Lanceolate (>= 2.0 mm)
 ([Length Point                                                    	2. Isosceles (< 2.0 & > 1.2 mm)
    - Length Stem] / Width)                               	3. Equilateral (<= 1.2 mm)
   
Blade Curvature:   Ave: [3.5 +/- 2.9 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: [ 74 +/-  8 o]
 (Angle of Shoulder from  
 Tip to Shoulder to Shoulder Juncture)

Shoulder Juncture (Subjective):   1. Curve     2. Angle    3. Straight


1993 - Tara Prindle