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Author Name:    BIRD, Junius B. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, 38:4

Title:   Excavations in Northern Chile

Publisher:    American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1943, 

Seller ID:   102201

BIRD, Junius B. Excavations in Northern Chile. New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1943. Pp. (4),173-318,(2). Illustrated in black and white. Double column. 8vo, printed grey wraps with black lettering to front cover and blank spine. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, volume XXXVIII, part IV. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Climate and Topography: Effect on Life in Northern Chile; 3. Excavations in the Vicinity of Arica: i. Lower Azapa Valley, ii. Alacran Island, iii. Playa Miller Casino (La Lisera): Pottery -- Textiles and Basketry -- Miscellaneous -- Hunting and Fishing Gear -- Chipped Stone Artifacts -- Animal and Plant Remains -- Burials, iv. Los Gentiles Cemetery, v. Playa de los Gringos Cemetery: [examinations of seven grave sites and a false burial], vi. Excavations at Quiani: Chipped Stone Artifacts -- Hunting and Fishing Gear -- Miscellaneous -- Burials -- Conclusions, vii. Caleta Vitor; 4. Excavations at Punta Pichalo, Psagua: Artifacts -- Fishing Gear -- Miscellaneous -- Plant Remains -- Faunal Remains -- Burials -- Conclusions; 5. Excavations at Taltal: Coarse Stonework -- Fine Stonework -- Fishing Gear -- Miscellaneous -- Conclusions; 6. Coquimpbo and La Serena; 7. Conclusion. Name expunged from front cover, minor inking to title page and verso, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 40.00

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