Discover the wonders of Archaeology with the following publications! These are excellent references for archaeologists, students, and the general reader. All brought to you by the Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society.

The Best of 25 Years
$15 ea or 10 @ $90*

This 200 page memoir commemorates 25 years of publication by the Central States Archaeological Societies, Inc. The reports, articles, and illustrations for this Silver Memoir (reprinted with red cover) issue were selected from the first 25 volumes (1954-1978) of the Central States Archaeological Journal. Articles are contributed by both professional and amateur archaeologists. The contents were chosen to deliver information on stone, bone, shell, and ceramic artifacts from sites and archaeological features.
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Cahokia Brought to Life
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History comes alive with over 20 personal accounts of early avocational archaeologists and their discoveries at Cahokia Mounds before it became a state park and a World Heritage Site.
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The Archaeology of Missouri and Greater St. Louis
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This volume contains 154 pages packed with hundreds of photos, maps, and drawings, with most artifacts shown actual size, and fully illustrates the importance of this region and its impact on the Central United States.

Organized to give the reader a chronological perspective, this book makes an excellent reference as well as a superb identification guide. This is the 50th Anniversary Issue of the Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society.
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Early Man in the Central United States
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The original identification poster, layed out over eleven cultural periods, allows you to visualize nearly 12,000 years of archaeology and artifacts as it appears before your eyes. This revised 2nd edition features eleven additional point types and more information than the first printing.

20" by 32" Two-color Poster
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Cahokia, City of the Sun
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A thousand years ago, a civilization more sophisticated and powerful than any other in the Western Hemisphere, north of Mexico, grew and flourished in the rich Mississippi River bottom land of Southwestern Illinois. 

These Native American people, who are called Mississippian by archaeologist, supported a population as large as 20,000 at their peak, with a wide scale agricultural economy based primarily on the cultivation of corn. The crops they grew, combined with the regions bountiful wildlife and indigenous plants, to form a stable, year around food supply. Such stability and ties to the land gave rise to the formation of permanent settlements that grew into an extensive network of communities with a regional center of metropolitan proportions. 

The remnants of the Mississippian central city, now know as Cahokia, are preserved within the 2200-acre tract that is the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, located eight miles east of St. Louis, Missouri. Cahokia was designated a World Heritage Site in 1982, by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Bob "Eagle" Rampani

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"Cahokia, City of the Sun"


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