Robert F. Boszhardt's A Projectile Point Guide for the Upper Mississippi River PDF

By Robert F. Boszhardt

ISBN-10: 0877458707

ISBN-13: 9780877458708

The commonest relics of the 12,000-year occupancy of the higher Mississippi River Valley could be the chipped stone projectile issues that local americans fixed to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this helpful consultant presents a key to making a choice on a number of the sorts of issues came across alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless zone stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to crimson Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside of a a bit of higher quarter extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the sleek Moline-Rock Island zone to the Falls of St. Anthony at Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Logging tens of hundreds of thousands of miles and vacationing inner most creditors from all walks of existence because 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this sector. as well as drawings of every variety, he presents different approved names in addition to names of similar issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every style. The consultant is intended for the numerous avocational archaeologists who gather projectile issues within the higher Midwest and should be an invaluable reference device for pro box archaeologists as well.

Emphasizing the upkeep of web sites in addition to a mutual trade of data among specialist and avocational archaeologists, this advisor will display projectile issues as clues to the previous, time markers which embrace the most important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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