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By Robert F. Boszhardt

The commonest relics of the 12,000-year occupancy of the higher Mississippi River Valley could be the chipped stone projectile issues that local american citizens fixed to the ends in their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. this beneficial consultant offers a key to selecting a number of the forms of issues chanced on alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless sector stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to purple Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside a a bit of better quarter extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the glossy Moline-Rock Island region to the Falls of St. Anthony at Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Logging tens of hundreds of thousands of miles and vacationing deepest creditors from all walks of lifestyles on the grounds that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this quarter. as well as drawings of every type, he presents different authorized names in addition to names of comparable issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every style. The consultant is intended for the various avocational archaeologists who gather projectile issues within the top Midwest and may be an invaluable reference software for pro box archaeologists as well.

Emphasizing the renovation of websites in addition to a mutual trade of data among expert and avocational archaeologists, this advisor will demonstrate projectile issues as clues to the earlier, time markers which embrace the most important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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