Indian Bannerstones and Related Artifacts

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Collector Books, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 204 pages
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Begun by the late Lar Hothem and completed by James R. Bennett, this co-authored identification and value guide focuses on the very popular and often ornate Indian bannerstone artifacts of ancient America. With several hundred full-color photographs representing some of America's most famous bannerstone collections, Indian Bannerstones & Related Artifacts gives collectors an in-depth look at hundreds of the most prized ancient weapon components collected in modern times, including many rare and valuable examples.

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Contents

About the Authors
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A Look at Bannerstones
13
Utilitarian or Ceremonial?
68
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Lar Hothem is a well-known expert in the field of Indian arrowheads and artifacts. His popular series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest series has now added its fifth volume. His other titles include Indian Axes & Related Stone Artifacts, Indian Pipes, Arrowheads & Projectile Points, and Indian Trade Relics.

Jim Bennett was hooked on artifact collecting the moment he found his first arrowhead. While walking across a cornfield while out hunting one day, he stopped to tie a bootlace, and there it was - just sitting there, waiting to be found. From that very moment began his quest for knowledge and a deeper understanding of ancient man and the tools they left behind.

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