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Stone hammers or pestles of the north-west coast of America

Harlan Ingersoll Smith

Stone hammers or pestles of the north-west coast of America

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- North America -- Pacific Coast -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican anthropologist.
    Statementby Harlan I. Smith.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16165.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 363-368
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16913020M
    ISBN 100665161654

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Stone hammers or pestles of the north-west coast of America by Harlan Ingersoll Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Journal for the Anthropology of North America; The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; STONE HAMMERS OR PESTLES OF THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA.

HARLAN I. SMITH. Search for more papers by this author. HARLAN I. : Harlan I. Smith. STONE HAMMERS OR PESTLES OF THE NORTH- WEST COAST OF AMERICA BY HARLAN I. SMITH The stone hammers or pestles of the northwest coast of Amer- ica represent a variety of types of peculiar distribution.

An exam- ination of the specimens in the American Museum of Natural History, New York, reveals the following facts: The different types of these hammers have many features inAuthor: Harlan I. Smith. From the American Anthropologist (N.S.), Vol.

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