HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA'S PREHISTORIC INDIANS AND ARTIFACTS (2nd Ed.)

HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA'S PREHISTORIC INDIANS AND ARTIFACTS (2nd Ed.)

by David M. Johnson

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999383063
Publisher: Borgo Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 520
Sales rank: 1,024,651
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.41(d)

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

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