A Projectile Point Guide for the Upper Mississippi River - download pdf or read online

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 mounted to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this beneficial consultant offers a key to making a choice on some of the varieties of issues came upon alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless sector stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to crimson Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside a a bit of greater zone extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the glossy Moline-Rock Island zone to the Falls of St. Anthony at Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Logging tens of millions of miles and traveling deepest creditors from all walks of lifestyles when you consider that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this zone. as well as drawings of every variety, he presents different authorized 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 various avocational archaeologists who gather projectile issues within the top 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 alternate of knowledge among specialist and avocational archaeologists, this consultant will exhibit projectile issues as clues to the earlier, time markers which include the most important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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