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Birdstones of the North American Indian

Earl C. Townsend

Birdstones of the North American Indian

a study of these most interesting stone forms, the area of their distribution, their cultural provenience, possible uses, and antiquity.

by Earl C. Townsend

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Published in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian art -- North America.,
    • Indians of North America -- Antiquities.,
    • Sculpture, Primitive.,
    • Birdstone.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 705-714.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE98.A7 T65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 719 p.
      Number of Pages719
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6268326M
      LC Control Number59004606
      OCLC/WorldCa3102300

      His landmark book, Birdstones of the North American Indian, originally published in , remains the premier reference book for birdstone study among collectors. Eager to share his passion with fellow collectors, Townsend was a founding member of The Genuine Indian Relics Society and the first president of the Indiana Archaeological Society.   The book of the Indians, or, Biography and history of the Indians of North America [microform]: from its first discovery to the year by Drake, Samuel G. (Samuel Gardner), Publication date Topics Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indiens, IndiensPages:

      In Earl C. Townsend, Jr.’s Birdstones of the North American Indian (BNAI) and in a recent special issue of Prehistoric American, descriptions of individual birdstones are accompanied by the details of their discovery. One birdstone was found in the back of a farm “along Bachelor Creek” where arrowheads had been collected previously.   The most consequential work of which being Earl C. Townsend, Jr.'s, Birdstones of the North American Indian, (). Our efforts in this article are devoted to developing a birdstone typology that will hopefully help order our thinking and facilitate communication among those who study and appreciate birdstones, as well as those who want to learn more about them.

        Literature Townsend, Earl , Birdstones of the North American Indian, Indianapolis, , p, Pl, fig.a. found: Work cat.: Townsend, E.C. Birdstones of the North American Indian, p. 2, etc. (Indian artifact of Huronian slate or other stone, usually fashioned in the form of a bird with a pair of diagonal drill holes in base; purpose unknown).


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