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Dictionary of terms for American prehistoric projectile points

Hranicky, Wm. Jack

Dictionary of terms for American prehistoric projectile points

by Hranicky, Wm. Jack

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Published by Archeological Society of Virginia in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Implements -- Dictionaries.,
    • Projectile points -- Dictionaries.,
    • Indian weapons -- North America -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (57-60).

      StatementWm. Jack Hranicky.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Archeological Society of Virginia ;, no. 15, Special publication (Archeological Society of Virginia) ;, no. 15.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE98.A65 H73 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2144355M
      LC Control Number88215056
      OCLC/WorldCa16795592

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Dictionary of terms for American prehistoric projectile points by Hranicky, Wm. Jack Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Archaeological Concepts, Techniques, and Terminology for American Prehistoric Lithic Technologyby Wm. Jack HranickyAuthorHouse, Bloomington, Indiana.

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