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Arrowheads and Atlatl Darts: How the Stones Got the Shaft
An ethnographic and archaeological sample of 142 stone-tipped arrows and atlatl darts has been analyzed from several points of view. The raw data provide some quantitative measures against whichExpand
Skull Wars: Kennewick Man, Archaeology, And The Battle For Native American Identity
Centered on the lawsuit over Kennewick Man, this lively history illuminates one of the most contentious issues in science: the battle between archeologists and American Indians. . The 1996 discovery,Expand
How to Classify the Projectile Points from Monitor Valley, Nevada
Author(s): Thomas, David Hurst | Abstract: My aim is to review and revise the post-Mazama (i.e., post-5000 B.C.) projectile point chronology for a portion of the Great Basin. The evolution of thisExpand
On Distinguishing Natural from Cultural Bone in Archaeological Sites
A quantitative method is presented which assists the archaeologist in distinguishing between bones resulting from human activity and those deposited in archaeological contexts by non-cultural means.Expand
An empirical test for Steward's model of Great Basin settlement patterns
Julian Steward's theory of Great Basin cultural ecology and settlement pattems has been subjected to empirical validation. Since the only data available to test this hypothesis are archaeological, itExpand
Rich Man, Poor Men: Observations On Three Antebellum Burials from the Georgia Coast
397 Introduction Acknowledgments.398 Cunningham Mound D Burials. The Human Remains 401 The Cultural Associations. 6 The W. J. L. Harris Burial 412 The Human Remains. 4 The Cultural Associations 415Expand
St. Catherines: An Island in Time
"St. Catherines" is the story of how a team of archaeologists found the lost sixteenth-century Spanish mission of Santa Catalina de Guale on the coastal Georgia island now known as St. Catherines.Expand