North American Projectile Points (Paperback)

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This book is now in its sixth edition and covers the entire North American prehistory of projectile points, which are commonly called arrowheads. There are over 1,200 point types listed. Each listing contains point photographs, a brief description, where it is found, who named it, its general dates, distribution maps, and references. It is a basic lookup book for stone arrowheads. Also it contains an introduction, how to identify projectile points, and numerous other book examples that the reader may wish to consult. The points are listed in alphabetical order. The more common points are marked, which makes them easier to find. There are numerous photographs and drawings for these points. The book is a tremendous asset to professional archaeologists and collectors who are interested in stone tools. One of its major features is a list of most of the point types in the United States. This publication represents seventy-five years of point typing in the United States. It was written by a professional archaeologist with over forty years of investigating and studying lithic implements of Native America. The book has 800 pages, is black-and-white, is 8 1/2 by 11 inches, and has a soft cover.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781496972750
ISBN-10: 1496972759
Publisher: Authorhouse
Publication Date: March 19th, 2015
Pages: 576
Language: English