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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 fixed to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this helpful advisor presents a key to picking a few of the kinds of issues stumbled on alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless sector stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to crimson Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside of a just a little higher sector 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 account that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this sector. as well as drawings of every kind, 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 sort. The consultant is intended for the various 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 renovation of websites in addition to a mutual alternate of knowledge among specialist and avocational archaeologists, this consultant will demonstrate 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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