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A Cache of Two Iowa Slant (Wide, Square) Groove Axes

by David A. Easterla, Ph.D., Maryville, Missouri Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.71 During […]

Do Not Judge the Axe Maker Until You Know the Rock Type

by David A. Easterla, Ph.D., Maryville, Missouri Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.82 Recently the […]

A South Carolina Southern Raised Ridge Axe

by Billy Abee, Union, South Carolina Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.100 This report […]

The Southeastern Monolithic Axe

The Southeastern Monolithic Axe Tim Brawner, Dothan, Alabama The apex of the Woodland Period sparked the development of the great chiefdoms of the Missis­sippian. During this period the Southeastern Ceremonial […]

World’s Finest Anchor Pendant

Earl C. Townsend, Jr. In 1978, when I was much younger, I got word that a silver trophy would be awarded at Chillicothe, Ohio, to the collector who brought the […]

Pendants and Gorgets

Bill Koup, Albuquerque, New Mexico Personal adornment has always been an important pursuit of mankind. The wearing of specialized adornments for the purpose of appearing more attractive or to signify […]

Gorgets and Pendants, Stone Ornaments

James Tharpe, Plainfield, Indiana Gorgets at first glance take on a similar appear­ance in shape to that of the undrilled bar type bannerstone. This form of artifact can vary great­ly […]

What is it?

by Bob Reeves, Knoxville, Tennessee Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.97 Back in October […]

An Owl Effigy Medallion (Tablet) From Northwest Missouri

by David A. Easterla, Ph.D., Maryville, Missouri Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.3, pg.128 Above: Front […]

Gamestones: A Mississippian Enigma

by Col. John F. BernerCentral States Archaeological Journal, Vol. 55, No.2, pg.72 The Mississippian culture which began around 900 AD and terminated in the late 1400’s left an indelible mark […]