Hell Gap in Wyoming is a site where there was a long sequence of occupations by early bison hunters.  One of the occupations was named for the location.  Hell Gap points date to between 10,500 and 10,000 years ago.  They are best known from bison kill sites on the High Plains of Wyoming (eg. Casper site) and Colorado (eg. Jones-Miller site.

Hell Gap point replica

  • This piece was made from JV agate from Sunrise, Wyoming; the site of a prehistoric ochre mine.  It is only about 5 miles from the Hell Gap site. It was made from a flake using direct percussion and then finished with pressure retouch around the edges.  made by Bruce Bradley July 2019 in Sunrise, Wyoming.



Overview of east side of town with glory hole in the background

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