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A field guide to stone artifacts of Texas Indians, by Ellen Sue Turner and Thomas R. Hester ; illustrations by Kathy Roemer ; foreword by Harry J. Shafer

Label
A field guide to stone artifacts of Texas Indians
Title
A field guide to stone artifacts of Texas Indians
Statement of responsibility
by Ellen Sue Turner and Thomas R. Hester ; illustrations by Kathy Roemer ; foreword by Harry J. Shafer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Over 200 illustrations of projectile points, stone ornaments, and the chipped and ground tools used by prehistoric Texas Indians. As an easy-to-use reference, this identification guide serves as a valuable introduction to the study of stone tools by both the interested public and serious students of archeology
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E78.T4
LC item number
T87 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Texas Monthly field guide series
Label
A field guide to stone artifacts of Texas Indians, by Ellen Sue Turner and Thomas R. Hester ; illustrations by Kathy Roemer ; foreword by Harry J. Shafer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-308)
Contents
1. Introduction -- Projectile Point Typology -- 2. The Manufacture and Use of Stone Tools -- Making Chipped Stone Tools -- Determining the Function of Stone Tools -- 3. Context and Chronology -- Archaeological Sequences in Prehistoric Texas -- 4. Projectile Points: Type Descriptions -- Dart Points -- Arrow Points -- 5. Chipped Stone Artifacts -- Bifaces -- Unifaces -- 6. Ground, Pecked and Polished Stone Artifacts -- Appendix 1. Archaeological Societies in Texas -- Appendix 2. Sources of Illustrations -- Appendix 3. County Symbols for Archaeological Site Designation: Texas (41) -- Appendix 4. Archeology Awareness Week in Texas -- Appendix 5. Groups to Contact Around the State -- Appendix 6. EPAS Projectile Point Analysis Form
Control code
11370410
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780877190073
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84025676
Note
  • Library's copies 1-2 (SW Writers): Gift of Texas Monthly, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-015). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-026). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
A field guide to stone artifacts of Texas Indians, by Ellen Sue Turner and Thomas R. Hester ; illustrations by Kathy Roemer ; foreword by Harry J. Shafer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-308)
Contents
1. Introduction -- Projectile Point Typology -- 2. The Manufacture and Use of Stone Tools -- Making Chipped Stone Tools -- Determining the Function of Stone Tools -- 3. Context and Chronology -- Archaeological Sequences in Prehistoric Texas -- 4. Projectile Points: Type Descriptions -- Dart Points -- Arrow Points -- 5. Chipped Stone Artifacts -- Bifaces -- Unifaces -- 6. Ground, Pecked and Polished Stone Artifacts -- Appendix 1. Archaeological Societies in Texas -- Appendix 2. Sources of Illustrations -- Appendix 3. County Symbols for Archaeological Site Designation: Texas (41) -- Appendix 4. Archeology Awareness Week in Texas -- Appendix 5. Groups to Contact Around the State -- Appendix 6. EPAS Projectile Point Analysis Form
Control code
11370410
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780877190073
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84025676
Note
  • Library's copies 1-2 (SW Writers): Gift of Texas Monthly, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-015). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-026). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., maps

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