Synopses & Reviews
Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, and several other books on arrowheads, pipes, and trade relics, is widely known for his research in the field of Indian artifacts. His latest book, complete with more than 2,200 color photographs, features the highly valuable chipped points and blades, plus many of the sometimes overlooked minor tool types. All of the basic Paleo artifacts and classes are shown and described, and interesting facts about ancient Paleo lifeways, supported by archaeology, are provided. Sections on discoveries and auction results will be of interest to the reader. Current values for Paleo artifacts of all types are given, and a large number of top-grade Paleo points, some never before published, are pictured. There are chapters of Paleo knives and non-point tools of all kinds, and tips on collecting these artifacts. This book contains the most Paleo artifacts pictured in any publication to date, including some of the more valuable fluted and lanceolate points in North America from some of the finest private collections. Paleo-Indian Artifacts offers a glimpse into an ancient world as revealed by the tools and weapons.