Hell Gap complex

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Hell Gap complex is a Plano culture from 10,060 to 9,600 before present. [nb 1] It is named after the Hell Gap archaeological site, in Goshen County, Wyoming.

Other Hell Gap complex sites[edit]

In addition to the Hell Gap archaeological site, other Wyoming archaeological sites include the Sister's Hill site in northeastern Wyoming and a bison kill site near Casper, Wyoming.[1] Jones-Miller Bison Kill Site is the only Hell Gap complex site in Colorado.[2]

Hell Gap point

The Hell Gap projectile points are long stemmed, convex blades.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ James Gunnerson reports dates from 7,500 BCE to 8,890 BCE, depending upon the site and archaeologist, which would be in roughly the same, but a longer, time period.[1]
  1. ^ a b Gunnerson, James H. (1987). Archaeology of the High Plains. Denver: United States Forest Service. p. 16.
  2. ^ a b Cassells, E. Steve. (1997). The Archeology of Colorado, Revised Edition. Boulder, Colorado: Johnson Books. p. 79. ISBN 1-55566-193-9.