Paleo Indian Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781574324259
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, and several other books on arrowheads, pipes, and trade relics, is widely known for his research in the field of Indian artifacts. His latest book, complete with more than 2,200 color photographs, features the highly valuable chipped points and blades, plus many of the sometimes overlooked minor tool types. All of the basic Paleo artifacts and classes are shown and described, and interesting facts about ancient Paleo lifeways, supported by archaeology, are provided. Sections on discoveries and auction results will be of interest to the reader. Current values for Paleo artifacts of all types are given, and a large number of top-grade Paleo points, some never before published, are pictured. There are chapters of Paleo knives and non-point tools of all kinds, and tips on collecting these artifacts. This book contains the most Paleo artifacts pictured in any publication to date, including some of the more valuable fluted and lanceolate points in North America from some of the finest private collections. Paleo-Indian Artifacts offers a glimpse into an ancient world as revealed by the tools and weapons. 2008 values.

Practicing Archaeology

Author: Thomas W. Neumann
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759118072
Format: PDF
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This book is an excellent reference tool for consulting firms, contractors, graduate students, and others who need to know the nuts and bolts of professional archaeology.

Antler Bone Shell Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781574324617
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The finest North American Indian artifacts were made of organic materials, and luckily many survive. Materials used include the most common, bone, plus antler, shell, fur, ivory, and horn. Artifact classes range from projectile points and awls to fishhooks, gorgets, beads, and more. Collectors today value such pieces because of their artistic beauty and rarity. Most of them were destroyed by natural processes over the centuries, so those that remain are treasured. Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling five-volume series Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, has once again produced a fantastic book for Indian artifacts collectors. Each artifact includes information on type or class, material, size, find-location, and (in most cases) an estimated value. Background information is included about these artifacts, including finds made throughout North America. Advertisements from early dealers are listed, as well as recent auction results. This book opens the window to a fascinating world of study and collecting. 2006 values.

North American Indian artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
Publisher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Collector's identification and value guide is completely revised with 2,000 new photos and updated pricing. Fully illustrated, showing many pieces in full color.

North American Projectile Points

Author: Wm Jack Hranicky
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1496910664
Format: PDF
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Jack Hranicky is a retired U.S. Government contractor, but he has been involved with archaeology as a full-time passion for over 40 years. His main interest is the Paleo-Indian period; however, he has worked in all facets of American archaeology. He has published over 250 papers and over 35 books in archaeology with his most recent being a two-volume, 800-page, 10,000-artifact book on the material culture of Virginia. In Virginia, he is considered an expert on prehistoric stone tools and rockart. The prehistoric Spout Run Observatory site was investigated by him which dated 10,470 YBP. He has served as president of the Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) and Eastern States Archeological Federation (ESAF), and been past chairman of the Alexandria Archaeology Commission in Virginia. He is a charter member of the Registry of Professional Archaeologists (RPA). And, since he joined the Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) in 1966, he is its senior member. And finally, his major publication is Bipoints Before Clovis.

Garage Sale and Flea Market Annual

Author: Collector Books
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780891457503
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This all new first edition of the Garage Sale & Flea Market Annual includes over 20,000 listings with current values. Not only does it list thousands of current values, it also lists names and addresses of hundreds of active buyers and what they are currently buying. Over 800 large, clear photos help to identify each collectible.