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Learn About Bannerstones
All information is used with permission from Dr. Anna Blume. American Museum of Natural History In the collection are 61 bannerstones selected from the 462
Bannerstones of the North American Indian
Used with permission from Dr. Anna Blume Attached below is a downloadable PDF of the entire text of Byron Knoblock’s 1939 Banner-stones of the North American
These metrics were established to further standardize the quantitative information we can gather regarding bannerstones (established by A. Blume, 2017).
Recommendation for the Photographing of Bannerstones
by Dr. Anna Blume Professor of the History of Art Fashion Institute of Technology State University of New York November 2019. Photographing bannerstones can reveal
What is Bannerstone Typology? Article and photos provided by Dr. Anna Blume, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/typology The Archaic Bannerstone Project (ABP) distinguishes 24 bannerstone types based on terms
A Beginner’s Guide to Bannerstones and Their History
Bannerstones are mysterious artifacts from the Archaic period in North America, which date back to as far as 8,000 years ago. These artifacts have been
A Salute To David L. Lutz
by Richard Michael Gramly, PhD THE ARCHAIC BANNERSTONE: ITS CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY AND PURPOSE FROM 6000 B.C. TO 1000 B.C. by DAVID L. LUTZ Bannerstones exist both in
Terry McGuire And Ed Harvey Bannerstone Collections
(Terry McGuire photo) Hardstone banners from upper left: horned with shaft flute, 2.8″, Illinois. green quartz horned 2.75″ Southern Illinois. granite horned 3.25″, Mercer Co.,
Native American Hunting Technique
THE ATLATL HOOK AND WEIGHT David Lutz Collection, Newburgh, Indiana The atlatl hook and weight combination is not only a fascinating insight into the hunting
A Chronology Of Bannerstones
Our understanding of banner types of the late Archaic Period is much better than the previous period due to the larger number of sites excavated
A Look At Butterfly and Winged Bannerstones
The Differing Variations by: Bill Koup Albuquerque, New Mexico The Butterfly or Winged bannerstone of banded slate is probably the most popular and sought after form
The Unique Styles Of Mississippi Benton Phase Tubular Bannerstones
by: J. Neal Brown, Ph.D., Natchez, Mississippi Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.1, pg.40 The tubular type bannerstone was a favorite of
Unique Bannerstone Finds
by V Gary Henry, Asheville, North Carolina Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological
What Were Bannerstones Used For?
SO, what were Bannerstone used for? Unfortunately, a definitive answer is not yet available. Over the years, numerous researchers have tackled the problem of Bannerstones, only
Introduction to Bannerstones
by: Charlie Wagers, Fairfield, Ohio This issue of Prehistoric American is dedicated to the bannerstone, a prehistoric artform which captures the imagination and love of most all