Arrowhead Adventures

The Ultimate Guide to Indian Artifact Hunting

Author: William Bauer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615827070

Category:

Page: 258

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Between paying the light bill and raising a family most people find it impossible to reach the level of expert artifact hunter, simply because they do not have the time to develop the initial knowledge base. Arrowhead hunting theory and technique found here will allow you to bypass these difficult first years, and operate with the knowledge base of an expert arrowhead hunter, within the time it takes you to read and understand this work.

Arrowheads and Spear Points in the Prehistoric Southeast

A Guide to Understanding Cultural Artifacts

Author: Linda Crawford Culberson

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781604734850

Category: Social Science

Page: 117

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The Native American tribes of what is now the southeastern United States left intriguing relics of their ancient cultural life. Arrowheads, spear points, stone tools, and other artifacts are found in newly plowed fields, on hillsides after a fresh rain, or in washed-out creek beds. These are tangible clues to the anthropology of the Paleo-Indians, and the highly developed Mississippian peoples. This indispensable guide to identifying and understanding such finds is for conscientious amateur archeologists who make their discoveries in surface terrain. Many are eager to understand the culture that produced the artifact, what kind of people created it, how it was made, how old it is, and what its purpose was. Here is a handbook that seeks identification through the clues of cultural history. In discussing materials used, the process of manufacture, and the relationship between the artifacts and the environments, it reveals ancient discoveries to be not merely interesting trinkets but by-products from the once vital societies in areas that are now Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, the Carolinas, as well as in southeastern Texas, southern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southern Indiana. The text is documented by more than a hundred drawings in the actual size of the artifacts, as well as by a glossary of archeological terms and a helpful list of state and regional archeological societies.

Arrowheads & Stone Artifacts

A Practical Guide for the Surface Collector and Amateur Archaeologist

Author: Carl Gary Yeager

Publisher: Westwinds Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Archaeology

Page: 158

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Amateur, or avocational, archaeologists have made extraordinarily important contributions to our knowledge of prehistory. In order for them to do so, it is essential that they be able to identify the artifacts their discoveries and that, when they find sites that warrant intensive investigation, they report them to those who maintain state records and who can refer them to well-qualified professionals. This book should be very helpful for amateurs who truly care about archaeology and who wish to increase their knowledge and to contribute to the preservation and interpretation of remains of prehistoric cultures.

Yes, You Can Find Arrowheads!

Author: Bill Coleman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781505604269

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Page: 30

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I am confident that after reading this book, you will have the knowledge to find arrowheads. The only reason that you would not find them is not enough time invested. With enough time and good places to hunt, anybody can find arrowheads. I will show you how to find the good places. I will teach you the basics in easy to understand steps. Find your first arrowhead and you will know why so many are addicted to this hobby.

Authenticating Ancient Indian Artifacts

How to Recognize Reproduction and Altered Artifacts

Author: James R. Bennett,Jim Bennett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781574325553

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 240

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Arrowhead collector Jim Bennett wrote this book to help other collectors know they are purchasing authentic artifacts, not reproductions or altered points.

The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide

Author: Robert M. Overstreet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781440248689

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Page: 1120

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The Ultimate Guide to Indian Arrowheads! Long considered the Bible of arrowhead collecting, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is an encyclopedic guide to projectile points found in the contiguous United States, as well as Alaska. Featuring more than 12,000 images of points from 10 distinct geographical regions, readers gain an understanding of arrowhead types, manufacturing, grading, materials and values. A substantial and massive reference unmatched in the marketplace, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is the most respected book on the subject. Hands-on reference to everything arrowheads all in one book: arrowhead types, manufacturing, grading materials, values 12,000 actual size photographs covering hundreds of point types Special sections on how to grade, identify and catalog your points Covers arrowheads found from throughout the United States including Alaska

Arrowheads and Stone Artifacts

A Practical Guide for the Amateur Archaeologist

Author: C. G. Yeager

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

ISBN: 0871089920

Category: Social Science

Page: 226

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Acknowledged by Dr. H. M. Wormington as “very helpful for amateurs who truly care about archaeology,” the nationally recognized first edition is now revised, with a foreword written by Dr. George C. Frison, Professor Emeritus University of Wyoming and Paleoarchaeologist of the Century. This practical, down-to-earth guide for surface collectors of arrowheads and stone artifacts is designed especially for amateur archaeologists and people interested in learning how to study and collect artifacts safely and responsibly.

The Arrowhead in Virginia

Author: W. Jack Hranicky

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517600365

Category:

Page: 294

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This publication presents the basics of Virginia projectile points. It has descriptions, illustrations, drawings, distributions, and presents an overview of Virginia prehistory. The book can be used to identify most arrowheads found in the state and surrounding states.

Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians

Author: Ellen Sue Turner,Thomas R. Hester,Richard L. McReynolds

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications

ISBN: 9781589794658

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Useful for academic and recreational archaeologists alike, this book identifies and describes over 200 projectile points and stone tools used by prehistoric Native American Indians in Texas. This third edition boasts twice as many illustrations—all drawn from actual specimens—and still includes charts, geographic distribution maps and reliable age-dating information. The authors also demonstrate how factors such as environment, locale and type of artifact combine to produce a portrait of theses ancient cultures.

Imagining Head-Smashed-In

Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains

Author: Jack Brink

Publisher: Athabasca University Press

ISBN: 189742504X

Category: History

Page: 342

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Winner of the 2009 SAA Public Audience Book Award For millennia, Aboriginal hunters on the North American Plains used their knowledge of the land and of buffalo behaviour to drive their quarry over cliffs. Archaeologist Jack Brink has written a major study of the mass buffalo hunts and the culture they supported before and after European contact. By way of example, he draws on his 25 years excavating at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in southwestern Alberta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Paleo-Indian Artifacts

Identification and Value Guide

Author: Lar Hothem

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781574324259

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 379

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Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, and several other books on arrowheads, pipes, and trade relics, is widely known for his research in the field of Indian artifacts. His latest book, complete with more than 2,200 color photographs, features the highly valuable chipped points and blades, plus many of the sometimes overlooked minor tool types. All of the basic Paleo artifacts and classes are shown and described, and interesting facts about ancient Paleo lifeways, supported by archaeology, are provided. Sections on discoveries and auction results will be of interest to the reader. Current values for Paleo artifacts of all types are given, and a large number of top-grade Paleo points, some never before published, are pictured. There are chapters of Paleo knives and non-point tools of all kinds, and tips on collecting these artifacts. This book contains the most Paleo artifacts pictured in any publication to date, including some of the more valuable fluted and lanceolate points in North America from some of the finest private collections. Paleo-Indian Artifacts offers a glimpse into an ancient world as revealed by the tools and weapons. 2008 values.

Antique Trader Indian Arrowheads Price Guide

Author: Jason Hanna

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780896895409

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 272

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Coverage is divided into four separate time periods for easily identifying and studying specific points. Antique Trader Indian Arrowhead Price Guide offers extensive coverage of one of man's earliest efforts to create and manufacture objects of symmetry and beauty. Representative of a unique art form, arrowheads are as beautiful and individual as they were once functional. Often ranging in value from less than $10 to more than several thousand dollars, you'll gain a collecting advantage with the tips for grading, classifying, finding a buying points, 1,000 photos for accurate identification and expert pricing in this expert guide.

Hunting with the Bow & Arrow

Author: Saxton T. Pope

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 8892534408

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: N.A

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The glory and romance of archery culminated in England before the discovery of America. There, no doubt, the bow was used to its greatest perfection, and it decided the fate of nations. The crossbow and the matchlock had supplanted the longbow when Columbus sailed for the New World. It was, therefore, a distinct surprise to the first explorers of America that the natives used the bow and arrow so effectively. In fact, the sword and the horse, combined with the white man's superlative self-assurance, won the contest over the aborigines more than the primitive blunderbuss of the times. The bow and arrow was still more deadly than the gun. With the gradual extermination of the American Indian, the westward march of civilization, and the improvement in firearms, this contest became more and more unequal, and the bow disappeared from the land. The last primitive Indian archer was discovered in California in the year 1911.

Unsnarling String

Author: William Bauer

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 87

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A tour de force of comic ingenuity, featuring the infamous Everett Coogler poem series.

The Science and Art of Tracking

Author: Tom Brown

Publisher: Berkley Trade

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 219

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Outlines important life lessons that can be learned through tracking skills, explaining how the physical skills of the Native American scouts can lead to enlightenment

Flint Knapping

A Guide to Making Your Own Stone Age Tool Kit

Author: Robert Turner

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 0752492810

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 168

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A guide to an essential skill of our prehistoric ancestorsFlint knapping was one of the primary survival skills of our prehistoric ancestors. This highly original guide will enable the reader, with practice, to manufacture their own Stone Age tool kit. The expert author guides the reader on a journey of discovery, passing on ancient knowledge of how flint tools from the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, and Bronze age were made and used.

The Inform Designer's Manual

Author: Graham Nelson

Publisher: Interactive Fiction Library

ISBN: 9780971311930

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Since its invention in 1993, Inform has been used to design hundreds of interactive novels and short stories in eight languages. This text includes a critical history of interactive writings and the university games of the 1970s. (Computer Books--Languages/Programming)