This practical, down-to-earth guide for surface collectors of arrowheads and stone artifacts is designed especially for amateur archaeologists and people interested in learning how to study and collect artifacts safely and responsibly.
The author reveals invaluable tips on where to look for artifacts, how to identify artifacts, where surface collecting is permissible, and how to start and care for your own collection. With more than fifty new photographs and illustrations of common and rare artifacts in this new edition, Arrowheads and Stone Artifacts is the perfect addition to libraries of amateur archaeologists thirsty for knowledge about preserving and interpreting the remains of a prehistoric culture.
With this ethical and informative handbook, aspiring archaeologists across the United States can learn where to look for and how to identify and preserve their own collections of common and rare stone artifacts. One of very few guides written on subject, this Nationally recognized and respected guide has sold over 80,000 copies in previous editions. The newest edition includes 100 photos (28 color photos new to this edition), 58 line drawings, and 6 maps.
Author C.G. Yeager presents stone-artifact hunting as a learning experience for individuals and families. He also covers required permissions and code of ethics with respect to antiquity laws relating to Archaeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA), private landowner permissions, state permits, the prohibition against digging or excavating at sites, cataloging and documenting sites, and reporting unusual sites of scientific importance.
- ISBN-13: 9780871083319
- ISBN-10: 0871083310
- Publisher: Westwinds Press
- Publish Date: September 2016
- Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds
- Page Count: 236