By Robert F. Boszhardt
The most typical relics of the 12,000-year occupancy of the higher Mississippi River Valley could be the chipped stone projectile issues that local american citizens mounted to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this beneficial consultant offers a key to opting for a number of the types of issues stumbled on alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless zone stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to purple Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside of a a little greater quarter extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the smooth 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 in view that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented millions of projectile issues present in this area. as well as drawings of every type, he presents different authorised names in addition to names of similar issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every variety. The consultant is intended for the various avocational archaeologists who acquire projectile issues within the top Midwest and should be an invaluable reference device for pro box archaeologists as well.
Emphasizing the upkeep of websites in addition to a mutual alternate of knowledge among expert and avocational archaeologists, this advisor will display projectile issues as clues to the previous, time markers which embrace an important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.
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