Arrowheads and Stone Artifacts: A Practical Guide for the Amateur Archaeologist (Pruett) Cover Image
By C. G. Yeager, George C. Frison (Foreword by)
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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.

About the Author

C. G. Yeager of Loveland, Colorado, is a lawyer, author, musician, and artist with a lifelong interest in archaeology, agriculture, Western history, rodeo, traditional country music, and baseball. Educated in agricultural business, economics, and law, he was a former law clerk for the United States District Court, District of Wyoming, and is a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. In addition, Yeager has been a member of the Loveland Archaeological Society, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, for the past thirty years, almost half of those years as chairman of the Loveland Stone Age Fair.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780871083319
ISBN-10: 0871083310
Publisher: Westwinds Press
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 236
Language: English
Series: Pruett