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By Robert F. Boszhardt

The most typical relics of the 12,000-year occupancy of the higher Mississippi River Valley could be the chipped stone projectile issues that local americans mounted to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this helpful advisor presents a key to picking a number of the varieties of issues chanced on alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless quarter stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to crimson Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside a just a little higher zone extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the glossy Moline-Rock Island quarter to the Falls of St. Anthony at Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Logging tens of millions of miles and traveling deepest creditors from all walks of existence for the reason that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this area. as well as drawings of every variety, he presents different approved names in addition to names of comparable issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every sort. The advisor is intended for the numerous avocational archaeologists who acquire projectile issues within the top Midwest and may be an invaluable reference software for pro box archaeologists as well.

Emphasizing the protection of web sites in addition to a mutual trade of knowledge among expert and avocational archaeologists, this advisor will show projectile issues as clues to the prior, time markers which include an important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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