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

By Robert F. Boszhardt

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 mounted to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this beneficial advisor presents a key to choosing a few of the forms of issues came across alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless quarter stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to pink Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside a a bit of better zone extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the sleek Moline-Rock Island sector 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 considering the fact that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this quarter. as well as drawings of every type, he offers different authorized names in addition to names of comparable issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every style. The advisor is intended for the various avocational archaeologists who gather projectile issues within the higher Midwest and may be an invaluable reference instrument for pro box archaeologists as well.

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

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