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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 beneficial advisor presents a key to making a choice on many of the types of issues came across alongside the higher Mississippi River within the Driftless zone stretching approximately from Dubuque, Iowa, to purple Wing, Minnesota, yet framed inside of a slightly better sector extending from the Rock Island Rapids on the sleek Moline-Rock Island quarter 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 given that 1982, Robert Boszhardt has documented hundreds of thousands of projectile issues present in this quarter. as well as drawings of every kind, he offers different permitted names in addition to names of comparable issues, age, distribution, an outline (including size and width), fabric, and references for every kind. The consultant is intended for the various avocational archaeologists who gather projectile issues within the top Midwest and should be an invaluable reference instrument for pro box archaeologists as well.

Emphasizing the upkeep of web sites in addition to a mutual trade of data among specialist and avocational archaeologists, this consultant will demonstrate projectile issues as clues to the previous, time markers which embrace an important information regarding the cultures of the Mississippi River Valley's early inhabitants.

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