Ancient American Indians: Their Origins, Civilizations & Old World Connections

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Cedar Fort, 1991 - History - 273 pages
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Contents

Dedication
12
Indian City
48
Mammoth Hot Springs Visitors Center
60
Dickson Mounds Museum
67
Lyman Archaeological Research Center
75
Anasazi
86
Moder n Pueblo
95
Apache Indians
103
Skull trephinations
192
Dental work
193
Head elongations
194
Painted faces on jars
197
Gold fingers
198
Hollow gold beads
199
Royal headdresses
200
Baptismal fonts
204

Navajo National Monument Ruins
109
California Area
116
The Origins of the American Indian
137
Cultural Parallels Between
155
Reed Boats
157
Ancient highways
158
Horned altars
162
Tongue and groove constructions
165
Corbelled arches
166
True arches
168
Post and lintel constructions
169
Flowing vases
172
Tree of life symbols
173
Eye in hand symbols
174
Fertility goddesses
175
Triangle symbols
176
Double S glyph symbols
177
Labyrinths
178
Star of David symbols
179
Swastikas
180
Life symbols
181
Cylinder seals
184
Writings on metal
185
Ring stamp seals
186
Pan pipes
188
Hinged dolls
190
Wheeled toys
191
Practice of circumcision
205
Stone gods
206
Seated statues
208
Ziggurat pyramids
212
Pyramid funerary chambers
213
Stone boxes
214
Carved figures upraised hands
215
Gold masks
216
Chisels
219
Tweezers
220
Combs
221
Fish hooks
222
Balance scales
223
Bows and arrows
224
Milling stones
225
Metates
228
Spindle whorls
229
Weaving looms
230
Banners
235
Stylized glyphs on pottery
240
Basrelief figures carrying satchels
242
Umbrellas
243
List of Cultural Similarities
245
Endnotes
252
Bibliography
265
About the Authors
271
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