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1. A Previously Unreported Fluted Point from Martha’s Vineyard—a Paleo-American Manifestation along the Terminal Moraine (posted May 2007) By William Moody
2. Artifact Collecting: It's a Hobby, Not a Crime! (posted August 2007) By Lewis B. Smith
3. Turkeytails, Funeral Observances, and the Sacred Calendar (posted June 2008) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
4. Diet, Food Preservation and Cooking Among Ohio Valley Early Cultures (posted July 2008) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
5. Idol Pipes: Review of Examples (posted September 2008) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
6. The Cumberland/Barnes Tradition: Its Character and Chronological Position within a Greater Fluted Point Tradition (posted October 2008) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
7. Frank Hamilton Cushing (1857-1900)—Father of Modern Flintknapping in North America (posted December 2008) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
8. Are Neanderthal Portraits Wrong? Neanderthal Adaptations to Cold and their Impact on Palaeolithic Populations
9. Two Undescribed Adena Tablets and Some Speculations as to their Significance
10. Petroglyph Pathways (posted July 2009) By Michael Clauss
11. "Palaeolithic Whistles or Figurines? A Preliminary Survey of Pre-historic Phalangeal Figurines."
12. Updated Site Report for Fox Pond Farm/Shaw’s Creek Site, Aiken, South Carolina, 2006-2007 Excavations
13. An Ingenious, Anciently "Splinted" Stone Sculpture from Meso-America
14. F. Marse Ferrel, Jr.—Young Scholar and Collector
15. "A Call to Arms to save the largest open-air assemblage of Upper Paleolithic art in Europe from being drowned—NOW behind a rising dam at Foz Côa, Portugal—OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND—THE CONSPIRACY TO FLOOD THE SEVENTH WONDER OF PREHISTORY" By Duncan Caldwell (posted March 2010)
16. A Set of Steatite Smoking Pipes of the Revolutionary War Period
17. Abstract Stone Sculptures of Ancestors: Examples from Prehistoric North America
18. Huge Martha's Vineyard Muller/Grinding Stone (posted December 2010) By William Moody
19. A Prehistoric Wooden Sculpture of a Snake from the Dominican Republic (posted December 2010) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
20. The Vail Habitation and Kill Site: Implications for Palaeo-American Behavior and Band Size (posted January 2011) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
21. An Archaic Effigy Bead from Peninsular Florida (posted January 2011) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
22. Bird Engravings and Maces After 1600 AD (posted April 2011) By Dennis Vesper, ASAA Lifetime Member, Covington, Kentucky
23. The Identification of the First Paleolithic Animal Sculpture in the Ile-de-France: The Ségognole 3 Bison and its Ramifications (posted June 2011) By Duncan Caldwell, Fellow — Marine and Paleobiological Research Institute
24. A Remarkable Clovis Point From Upper Cross Creek, Washington County, Pennsylvania (posted August 2011) By Richard Michael Gramly, PhD
25. Ft. Payne Chert: Infrared Laser Spectroscopy (ILS) Dating of Palaeo-American Artifacts and Trace Element Characterization (posted June 2012) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD & David Hunter Walley
26. Comparative Study of Iranian and Indian Dancing Figures Painted on Pottery as an Indicator of Agricultural Ritual (posted September 2012) by Dr. Ozra Rounaghy, Art and Architecture Faculty, Archaeology Department, Bu Ali Sina University, Hamadan, IRAN
27. A Wooden Anthropomorphic Figurine of the Iroquois (posted February 2013) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
28. Prehistoric Mortuary Lots from Arkansas — the O'Connell Collection (posted June 2013) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
29. A Search for and Recovery of "Toss Pieces" at the Vail Habitation Site. Oxford County, Maine (posted August 2013) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
30. 2013 Fieldwork in Colbert Co., Northern Alabama (posted August 2013) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
31. An Ancient Iroquoian (Cherokee) Wooden Mask from South-Central Tennessee (posted August 2013) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
32. Lunar Calendars or Tribal Tattoos? (posted August 2014) By Mark Siegeltuch
Mark Siegeltuch holds a B.A. in history from the City College of New York, an M.A. in medieval history from Fordham University, and an M.P.S. in telecommunications from New York University. He has been a faculty advisor at the Gallatin School of NYU and has taught and lectured on communications-related topics at the Open Center, New York University, and other venues. Mr. Siegeltuch has worked as an editor on a number of books including Social Symbolism in Ancient and Tribal Art (Carl Schuster and Edmund Carpenter) and he is the author of The Thread-Spirit: The Symbolism of Knotting and the Fiber Arts. Mr. Siegeltuch makes his living as a technical writer and trainer in the fields of telecommunication, networking, and software.
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33. the ASAA Mastodon and the Bowser Road Site, Orange County, New York (posted November 2014) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
34. A Review of the Cumberland Fluted Point Tradition in Relation to the Dutchess Quarry Caves (NY) and the Phil Stratton Site (KY) ABSTRACT: A review of 80 years of research and thinking about the archaeological phenomenon known as Cumberland reveals misunderstanding of its age and cultural position. The culturally stratified and very well-dated Dutchess Quarry Caves site, in conjunction with the pioneering investigation of the extensive Phil Stratton site, suggest that early manifestations of Cumberland are older than Clovis. The origin of fluted point technology lies with the long-lived Cumberland Tradition, which began to develop in southeastern North America. (posted January 2015) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology.
35. Archaeological Investigations at Moccasin Island, Brush Pond, Colbert County, Alabama (posted February 2016) By Richard Michael Gramly PhD, American Society for Amateur Archaeology
36. Bowser Road Mastodon Site, Orange Co., New York (large pdf file 16,309,060 bytes)
A Snook Kill Cache from North-Central Connecticut
38. The Social Symbolism of Horns By Mark Siegeltuch (posted September 2016)
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39. Evidence of Early Clovis Occupation of the Middle Connecticut River Valley By Jason Lovett, Newfane, Vermont (posted December 24 2016)
40. SANDIA POINTS in Western Missouri: Collecting by Fletcher Jolly III at the Perry Site (23RY36), Ray County
41. The Water Symbol
Its Origin and Transformation
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