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

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 offers a key to opting for a few of the varieties of issues came across alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless sector stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to crimson Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside a a little bit higher region extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the smooth Moline-Rock Island sector to the Falls of St. Anthony at Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Logging tens of millions of miles and traveling inner most creditors from all walks of lifestyles on the grounds that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this quarter. as well as drawings of every sort, he presents different accredited names in addition to names of similar issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every sort. The consultant is intended for the numerous avocational archaeologists who acquire projectile issues within the higher Midwest and may be an invaluable reference software for pro box archaeologists as well.

Emphasizing the renovation of websites in addition to a mutual alternate of data among specialist and avocational archaeologists, this advisor will show projectile issues as clues to the prior, time markers which include the most important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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