This comprehensive guide is an archaeological ambassador, bridging the interests and needs of amateurs, students, and professionals and assisting in their valuable efforts to discover and preserve Alabama’s archaeological resources. Alabama’s diverse projectile points and other artifact types get concise and thorough treatment in this paramount book, as each example is eloquently brought to life with full scale photos, geographic distribution charts, and descriptions. While interesting to the collector, this work is grounded in archaeological theory and method. Archaeological site protection is critical and this work will help instill this value in a wider audience.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Why Archaeology
Chapter 2. What is an Arrowhead?
Chapter 3. Lithic: of or Pertaining to Stone
Chapter 4. The Importance of Pottery
Chapter 5. Paleo: A Greek Word Meaning Old
Chapter 6. Archaic: Greek Meaning Ancient
Chapter 7. Woodland Period
Chapter 8. Mississippian Period
Chapter 9. Other Tools and Artifacts
Chapter 10. Significant Sites in Alabama