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Published by Nevada State Museum in Carson City, Nev .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.,
  • Clovis culture.,
  • Paleo-Indians -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Judith A. Willig, C. Melvin Aikens, and John L. Fagan.
SeriesAnthropological papers / Nevada State Museum,, no. 21, Anthropological papers (Nevada State Museum) ;, no. 21.
ContributionsWillig, Judith A. 1953-, Aikens, C. Melvin., Fagan, John Lee.
LC ClassificationsE78.N4 A65 no. 21, E78.W5 A65 no. 21
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 482 p. :
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1989180M
LC Control Number90621800

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