An arrowhead is a tip, usually sharpened, added to an arrow to make it more deadly or to fulfill some special purpose.
The earliest arrowheads were made of stone and of organic materials; as human civilization progressed other materials were used.
Arrowheads are important archaeological artifacts; they are a subclass of projectile points.
Modern enthusiasts still “produce over one million brand-new spear and arrow points per yearIn the Stone Age, people used sharpened bone, flintknapped stones, flakes, and chips of rock as weapons and tools. Such items remained in use throughout human civilization, with new materials used as time passed.