Madison

Point Type:  Madison                     
Associated Date: 1200 - 450 B.P.
Morphology:  Triangular / Lanceolate


Length Point:   
Ave: [ 27 +/-  5 mm]  
Range: [ 12 to 40 mm] 
Example: [ 25 mm]

Width Point:    
Ave: [ 16 +/-  3 mm]  
Range: [  8 to 26 mm] 
Example: [ 17 mm]

Point Ratio:    
 (Point Width 
    / Point Length)
Ave: [.61 +/- .3 ]  

Base Concavity:    
Ave: [ - .6  +/- .3 mm]  

Distal Base Form:		1. Convex ( >= 1 mm)
			2. Straight (< 1 mm & > -1 mm)   
			3. Concave (<= -1 mm)

Lateral Base Form (Subjective): 1. Contracting  2. Parallel     3. Expanding  

Other Basal Traits (Subjective):        1. None             2. Ears              3. Flutes  

Base Ratio:        Ave: [.05 +/- .03 ] 
 (Concavity 
    / Length Point)

Blade Ratio:       Ave: [1.7 +/- .4  ]		1. Lanceolate (>= 2.0 mm)
 (Length Point				2. Isosceles (< 2.0 & > 1.2 mm)
    / Width Point)				3. Equilateral (<= 1.2 mm)
   

Blade Curvature:   Ave: [.5  +/- .6  mm]		1. Very Convex (>= 5 mm)
 (Cord height of curve			2. Convex (< 5 mm & >= 2 mm)
  from corner of Base to Tip)			3. Straight (< 2 mm & > -2 mm)   
					4. Concave (<= -2 mm)
					5. Mixed (< 2 mm & > 2 mm)

Base Angle:        Ave: [59  +/-  5  o]
 (Angle of Base from 
  Center of Base to Corner of Base to Tip)



Point Type:  Steubenville                        
Associated Date: 4400 - 4200 B.P.
Morphology:  Triangular / Lanceolate


Length Point:   
Ave: [ 65 +/- 14 mm]  
Range: [ 44 to 88 mm] 
Example: [ 57 mm]

Width Point:    
Ave: [ 30 +/-  2 mm]  
Range: [ 19 to 38 mm] 
Example: [ 25 mm]

Point Ratio:    
 (Point Width 
    / Point Length)
Ave: [.48 +/- .11]  

Base Concavity:    
Ave: [ - 1.2 +/- .6 mm]  

Distal Base Form:		1. Convex ( >= 1 mm)
			2. Straight (< 1 mm & > -1 mm)   
			3. Concave (<= -1 mm)

Lateral Base Form (Subjective): 1. Contracting  2. Parallel     3. Expanding  

Other Basal Traits (Subjective):        1. None             2. Ears             3. Flutes  

Base Ratio:        Ave: [.02 +/- .01 ] 
 (Concavity 
    / Length Point)

Blade Ratio:       Ave: [2.2 +/- .4  ]		1. Lanceolate (>= 2.0 mm)
 (Length Point				2. Isosceles (< 2.0 & > 1.2 mm)
    / Width Point)				3. Equilateral (<= 1.2 mm)
   

Blade Curvature:   Ave: [6.8 +/- 1.0 mm]		1. Very Convex (>= 5 mm)
 (Cord height of curve			2. Convex (< 5 mm & >= 2 mm)
  from corner of Base to Tip)			3. Straight (< 2 mm & > -2 mm)   
					4. Concave (<= -2 mm)
					5. Mixed (< 2 mm & > 2 mm)

Base Angle:        Ave: [ 62 +/-  5  o]
 (Angle of Base from 
  Center of Base to Corner of Base to Tip)


1993 - Tara Prindle