Americanist Culture History: Fundamentals of Time, Space, by R. Lee Lyman, Michael J. O'Brien, Robert C. Dunnell

By R. Lee Lyman, Michael J. O'Brien, Robert C. Dunnell

Americanist tradition History reprints thirty-nine vintage works of Americanist archaeological literature released among 1907 and 1971. The articles, during which the main thoughts and analytical options of tradition heritage have been first outlined and mentioned, are reprinted, with unique pagination and references, to reinforce using this assortment as a study and educating source. The editors additionally comprise an advent that summarizes the increase and fall of the tradition heritage paradigm, making this quantity an exceptional creation to the field's basic literature.

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Dr. 1. \V. Fewkes has only recently made us acquainted with another hitherto 1 This article is a preliminary report of one phase oi the Fystematic archeological exploration and excavation in the Rio Grande valley undertaken in 19I1 by the Department oi Anthropology of the American )Iuseum of Xatural History. II 159 (J . ~ Chronology of the Tano Ruins, New Mexico I 45 160 IJ ' ~ 46 I AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. • 18. 1916 little-known ceramic type l of a unique character which was most intensively developed in the Mimbres valley but which occurs also in the adjacent Rio Grande country and probably beyond, towards the Pecos river.

A) With constant direction. (b) With varying direction. (c) With reentry upon vessel. (A') Round. (8) Flat. (C) Coiled. I. (A) (B) (C) (D) ARTICLES IN STONE CHIPPED STONE I. Knives and Pr()jutil~ Point•. Larger = 5 cm. (2 inches) or more in length. Smaller = less than 5 cm. (2 inches) in length. Types. I. Without stem. (A) Without secondary chipping (- flakes). (B) With secondary chipping. (a) Pointed. J . W;t:RDV] 2. ,vEETING II; (a') At one end. Base concave. Base straight. Base convex. Sides convex.

Dr He seems to have taken this view because he met with no authentic proofs of a greater age. These were difficult to obtain. Yet he calls attention to the finding of traces of the auk. , animals which no longer emt in the region of shellmounds investigated by him. According to him, their disappearance took place in historic times. In determining the age of the Emeryville mound we note :first the fact that no traces of typical Quaternary animals were found in it. It is interesting to :find that this mound resembles those just mentioned in regard to the :finding of traces of the beaver, an animal no longer met with in this region.

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