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Bison Hunting at Cooper Site: Where Lightning Bolts Drew Thundering Herds
     

Bison Hunting at Cooper Site: Where Lightning Bolts Drew Thundering Herds

by Leland C. Bement, Brian J. Carter
 
The Cooper site in northwestern Oklahoma is one of the largest Folsom-age kill sites and its has yielded extremely well-preserved bison bones and bone tools. This volume presents a history of the site, its discovery and analysis of the bones themselves.

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The Cooper site in northwestern Oklahoma is one of the largest Folsom-age kill sites and its has yielded extremely well-preserved bison bones and bone tools. This volume presents a history of the site, its discovery and analysis of the bones themselves.

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The Cooper site, discovered in 1922 in northwestern Oklahoma, is one of the largest bison kill sites in the southern plains. It has yielded major contributions to what is known about Paleoindian people at the end of the last ice age. This book outlines the history of the Cooper site, its discovery, and its excavation, and discusses what bones and projectile points reveal about bison herd demographics, butchering techniques, and hunting rituals. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806131023
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.07(d)

Meet the Author

Leland C. Bement, who worked at the Cooper site, is an archaeologist with the Oklahoma Archeological Survey, University of Oklahoma.

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