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by rick doninger
Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

Uni, feel free to share the report if you wish or your opinions on it. You can also show relevant pics if you can figure out how as the files are too big for this particular forum.
If you have a request of a tool type you would like to see, just ask.....rick
by rick doninger
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

Uni, are you implying there could be a mousterian element here? Only crazies like me would dare make such a leap but then I do have a bunch of really thick browed looking rocks...rick
by rick doninger
Mon Jan 18, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

Since my last post, samples of similar levallois lithics from Indiana and another site in Tennessee have been sent to a lithics expert associated with Sussex Univ. in England. I received the preliminary report on the pieces a few weeks ago and am happy to say there is at least one British pro who ha...
by rick doninger
Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

C'mon guys, the tool industry you guys are hearing about is undeniable. I have it! My friend in Texas has it. Unless you have actually seen an industry and had at least some experience hands on there is no way to appreciate the technology. It takes thousands of tools to be able to make the claim to ...
by rick doninger
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

http://forums.about.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?nav=messages&webtag=ab-archaeology&tid=8304 hope this gets you there, look back at the last several posts over the last week. many of the images have been deleted for space but the message from the lithic experts in england are the best parts........rick d.
by rick doninger
Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

Min, check out the last few posts on archchaeology.about forum, levallois in the USA. Kris Hurst and the gang have been silent for quite a while now. There have been a couple lithic expert opinions from england about the indiana and deep south stuff. I sent some artifacts to them to evaluate from a ...
by rick doninger
Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:53 am
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

It is reported that dr. Broster will begin testing the Townsend Farm materials on the 24th and the Univ. of Tenn. @ Knoxville has committed to a field school at the farm.
by rick doninger
Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

The only thing in the piece you can't see is the end of the core. I have cores of this type from indiana and Tenn.
by rick doninger
Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:59 am
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

If so, the current migration theories,to very foundations of evolutionary theory.
by rick doninger
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

Min, if you send me an email address i will just forward the one sent me with the pdf of the article. Being tech challenged, thats the only way I know to do it..
doninger@sbcglobal.net
by rick doninger
Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

Re: levallois in the United States

TO ALL, HERE IS THE EMAIL FOR THE NEWS LEADER NEWSPAPER that did the levallois story....thenewsleader@netease.net
also a correction ; Dr. John Broster is with the tennessee State Archaeologists office not U.T.
by rick doninger
Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: New World
Topic: levallois in the United States
Replies: 119
Views: 20869

levallois in the United States

Hang on Folks! Changes are a comin. The july 17th edition of a small Tennessee newspaper published an article about levallois artifacts being found on a rural family farm in Decatur county TN. A dig will begin in the next two weeks led by Dr. John Broster of the U. of TN who has 43 years experience ...
by rick doninger
Sat Jun 20, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: The Club is losing its grip
Replies: 9
Views: 2187

Re: The Club is losing its grip

hey min, go to the last page of posts on the Levallois in the USA thread, dr. corbett has the most diagnostically sound pieces posted there.... They are clearly identifiable. Not the usual "ambiguous tools."....There is only one technology that produces tools of this type be it blades or points and ...
by rick doninger
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: The Club is losing its grip
Replies: 9
Views: 2187

Re: The Club is losing its grip

HEY MIN, just a note that might interest, check out kris hirst site on her forum, dr. Corbitt has posted some levallois tools found in south georgia. Hard to not see the mousterian similarities. He has found the same technology as those here in Indiana.The discussion is titled "Levallois in the USA"...
by rick doninger
Sat May 16, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Anthropology and Primitive Societies
Topic: The Rehabilitation of HNS Continues Apace
Replies: 14
Views: 4535

levallois tools

Min, took some tools to the Angel Mounds site today, First professor upon seeing some levallois points says "those are levallois technology and my expertise is really in late prehistoric stuff, where did these come from?" "Right here in this county "I say. "No way" says the club prof. " "Judging by ...