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    WESTERN ARTIFACTS WEBSITE INFORMATION
    [link provided by member Greywolf22]

    The Western Artifacts website has great information and pictures explaining the terminology of (Native American) artifacts here:

    http://www.westernartifacts.com/museum.htm#Terminology1
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    DICTIONARY OF ARCHAEOLOGY
    Ian Shaw & Robert Jameson

    You can download a copy of the Dictionary of Archaeology, edited by Ian Shaw & Robert Jameson from Blackwell Publishers Ltd 1999 here:

    http://www.cultorweb.com/eBooks/Arch...rchaeology.pdf

    The scope of the content is worldwide
    I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

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      GLOSSARY OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL TERMINOLOGY
      University of Manitoba, Canada

      You can download a copy of the Glossary of Archaeological Terminology from the University of Manitoba here:

      http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/d...a/Glossary.pdf

      The emphasis is on terminology relating to North American artifacts.
      I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

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        DICTIONARY OF ARTIFACTS
        Barbara Ann Kipfer

        You can download a copy of Barbara Ann Kipfer’s excellent Dictionary of Artifacts here:

        http://technologyconceptsandconsulti...kwell-2007.pdf

        It covers pretty much everything but is particularly good for explanations of lithic terms.
        I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

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          ARCHAEOLOGY WORDSMITH

          There's a great online dictionary and search engine for archaeological terms (worldwide) here:

          www.archaeologywordsmith.com/

          BUT your spelling needs to be good!
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