A Theory for Lithic Technology:

Clovis Points, Blades, Flakes, and Bifaces in Archaeology


Wm Jack Hranicky RPA

And, it offers a starting place to research Clovis. Text is 8½ by 11 inches, black and white, indexed, and 225 pages with a comprehensive set of references.

The book presents a U.S.-wide survey of Clovis projectile points. It has advanced methods and procedures in analyzing Clovis points. There is no agreement in the archaeology profession for defining the Clovis point; however, the book attempts to define what is called a “true” Clovis point. The history of the point over the last hundred years is discussed. The book is intended for the advance study of Clovis technology.

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