Native Americans crafted the first arrowheads more 10,000 years ago. These arrowheads were made of a variety of materials, including slate, quartzite, flint, jasper, agate, and petrified wood.

When working with flint, an arrowhead maker would first expose the material to heat in order to make it easier to flake off pieces. He would then strike hammer stones and other tools against the flint to shape it into a point, which would be modified even more finely using the tips of antlers.

Each arrowhead is unique, but a few general shapes and features are most common—some have grooves down the center, others have notches on the sides or corners so they could be tied to arrows or spears, and so on.

Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

First American Art

First American Art

The companion website to First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of American Indian Art, which… [read review or visit site]

Most watched eBay auctions    

G-10+ Quad Paleo Point With Coa Scioto County, Ohio Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsG-10 Lost Lake Point With Coas Fayette Co, Tennessee Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsHuge Early Ohio Blade ;indian Artifacts;arrowheads;authentic Quality Blade Authentic Calf Creek Arrowhead Spear Point Artifact CoaG-9 Goshen Paleo Point With Coa Logan Co, Colorado Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsEden Paleo Arrowhead Paleo Montana Indian Artifacts Coa TebbsG-9 Clovis - Fluted Point W/coa Hardin Co, Kentucky Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsG-9 Pinetree Corner Notched Point W/coas Kentucky Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsHuge Perfect Pima Co Arizona Jet Black Paleo Agate Basin Arrowhead W/baker CoaPaleo Sonora Clovis Indian Artifacts Arrowhead Coa Kentucky Authentic Coa Angostura Paleo Indian Arrowhead 4" Grade 9 Hixton Material Mic Mac Stone Pipe Indian Artifact Ontario Canada New York Arrowhead Steatite Big Awesome Haskell Co Oklahoma River Polsihed Dalton Classic Arrowhead Authentic Clovis Arrowhead Deleware County Ohio High QualityG-10 Grooved Adz With Coa Lincoln Co, Missouri Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsSuper Fine Authentic G-10 Serrated Dalton Classic Arrowheads Artifacts Wt Os CoaClovis Paleo Arrowhead Paleo Color Red Indian Artifacts Coa Kentucky CarterDelicate Ribbon Flaked Edwards Chert Kerr Co Texas Plainview Drill Arrowhead Indian Artifact Paleo Fluted Clovis Arrowhead Box Of Pa Points ; Indian Artifacts;large Authentic Arrowheads,spears & BladesG-9 Drilled Spud With Coa Cross Co, Arkansas Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsAuthentic Pinetree Arrowhead5 & 15/16" Unique Authentic Arrowhead Spear Point Artifact Expanded Auricles!!!Massive 8 3/4" Long Huge Hornstone Blade Found In Harrison Co Indiana ArrowheadG-10 Bottle Bannerstone With Coa White Co, Illinois Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsFantastic Rare Susquehannock Bone Antler Comb Arrowhead Pa Ny Iroquois ArtifactsSuper 1 15/16" Jasper Perkiomen Point- Pa Indian Artifact- Ny ArrowheadPaleo Translucent Agate Indian Artifacts Arrowhead Coa North Dakota Alberta Paleo Arrowhead Paleo Rare Indian Artifacts Coa Paleo Authentic Cumberland Hornstone Arrowhead Artifact Bannerstone Birdstone 3 1/8"Mic Mac Pipe Steatite Ontario Canada Indian Artifact Arrowhead New York CoboconkGround Slate New York Arrowhead Jefferson County Indian Artifact Spear Rare!Mlc 896 Old Stemmed Lance Heavy Duty Transitional Paleo Arrowhead Mercer Co OhIndian Artifact Arrowhead Spear From MissouriIndian Artifact Arrowhead Collection Spear Heads 5 Inch Hardin Arrowhead Dover Indian Artifacts X Hill Coa Grade 10 Huge Flawless Hart Co Kentucky Serrated Hornstone Dovetail Arrowhead W/dual CoasGiant Perfect G10 Carroll Co Ohio Hornstone Adena Robbins Arrowhead W/baker CoaSuper Fine Authentic G-10 Serrated Ill Stilwell Corner Notch Arrowheads ArtifactExquisite Translucent Banded Agate Casper Wyoming Paleo Goshen Arrowhead Authentic Quad Arrowhead Hamilton County Tennessee High Quality Indian Artifact Authentic Arrowhead Box Lot Celts Gameball Pottery Pitted StoneArrowhead Collection * Willows, California * Authentic *Lot Of 59 Authentic Arrowheads Artifacts Points Flint PiecesLot Of Pa Pennsylvania Arrowheads Spearpoints Native American Indian Southern PaMiniature Ovate Bannerstone Coa Guernsey Ohio Grade 10 Fine Slate Arrowheads Paleo Clovis Arrowhead - Zaleski Flint - Hocking Co. Ohio - Authentic W/coaArrowhead Collection * Bishop, California * Authentic *Authentic (rs) Dovetail Arrowhead From Illinois 3.9" Aaca Kje Beautiful Fluted Cumberland Arrowhead - Authentic Paleo Indian ArtifactG-9+ Dalton-classic Point W/coas Boone Co, Missouri Indian Arrowheads ArtifactsAuthentic Al Indian Arrowhead / Artifact 15. 5" "double Fluted Clovis" , G-10, Paleo Indian Arrowhead No. 67Lot Of 63 Authentic Arrowheads Artifacts Points Flint PiecesLot Of 62 Authentic Arrowheads Artifacts Points Flint Pieces3 & 1/2" Authentic Adena Arrowhead Alabama Spear Point ArtifactSuper Fine Authentic Tennessee Little Bear Creek Point Arrowheads ArtifactsLot Of 61 Authentic Arrowheads Artifacts Points Flint PiecesSuper Quartz Dalton Point- Fluted- Pa Indian Artifact- Ny Iroquois-arrowheadSuper Fine Authentic Indiana Sonora Flint Turkeytail Point Arrowheads Artifacts