Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians / Edition 3

Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians / Edition 3

by Ellen Sue Turner, Thomas R. Hester
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891230519
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Gulf Publishing Field Guide Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction to the Second Edition
1Introduction1
Projectile Point Typology4
2The Manufacture and Use of Stone Tools11
Making Chipped Stone Tools12
Determining the Function of Stone Tools40
3Context and Chronology45
Archaeological Sequences in Prehistoric Texas50
4Projectile Points: Type Descriptions64
Dart Points68
Arrow Points199
5Chipped Stone Artifacts239
Bifaces241
Unifaces277
6Ground, Pecked and Polished Stone Artifacts286
Appendix 1. Archaeological Societies in Texas318
Appendix 2. Sources of Illustrations320
Appendix 3. County Symbols for Archaeological Site Designation: Texas (41)331
Appendix 4. Archeology Awareness Week in Texas333
Appendix 5. Groups to Contact Around the State335
Appendix 6. EPAS Projectile Point Analysis Form337
References Cited338

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