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Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead

Stone Ornaments

Used By Indians in the United States and Canada

Being a Description of Certain Charm Stones, Gorgets, Tubes, Bird Stones and Problematical Forms

Warren K. Moorehead - 1917  

 Gustav's Library Vintage Reprint

Moorehead's magnum opus, this monumental work is a comprehensive study of the stone ornaments produced by the prehistoric American aborigine.  Well over 1000 artifacts are illustrated in 32 chapters of 448 pages.  This book also includes  a comprehensive bibliography of 17 pages.

About the Author: Warren King Moorehead (1866-1939) was curator of the Museum of Ohio State University (1894-1897). He became the first curator of the Peabody Museum as well as head of the Philips Academy Archaeology Department, Andover, Massachusetts in 1901. After retirement, he served on the United States Board of Indian Commissioners from 1909 to 1933.

This 7-3/4" x 10-1/2",  448 page book is perfect bound, profusely illustrated with 265 figures and photographs (2 in full color, 3 photogravure), 3 fold out type charts and 3 maps.    $27.95    

   

Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Birdstones Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Bannerstones 2
Bannerstones Plate 1
A covey of Birdstones
Bannerstones Plate 2
Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Wings Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Cannel Coal Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Gorget
Slate Bannerstone Cannel Coal Shield Shaped Gorget
Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Amulets Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Boatstones Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Stages
Drilled amulets Boatstone

Completion Stages of Bannerstones

Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Foldout 4 Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Pendant Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Foldout
Foldout #1 Pendants Foldout #2
Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Photogravure Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Sepia
Bannerstones Distribution Map Discoidals
Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Double Crescent Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Lunate Stone Ornaments by Warren K. Moorehead Blue Slate
Double Crescent Specialized Lunate
Light Blue Slate
Sample Plates - click on image to enlarge

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