Caraway: Top Row: all chert; Bottom Row: tuff, quartz, quartz.
Triangular Knife 44CF0014
The Caraway is a small, thin, triangular point with a straight or slightly concave base.
The Caraway point dates to the Late Woodland period, 1200 to 1700 CE.
The Caraway is similar to other triangular points like the Hamilton type from Tennessee (Kneberg 1956).
Defined in Literature
This type was originally defined by Coe, based on points recovered during excavation of the Keyauwee Town in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1936. This type is also briefly discussed in Coe’s 1964 Formative Cultures of the Carolina Piedmont.
Updated: July 23, 2018