Great Plains Studies, Center for


Date of this Version

Summer 2012


Great Plains Research, Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2012, pp. 210-211.


© Copyright 2012 by the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


This volume is a valuable contribution to the growing knowledge of Early Paleoindian behavior in the Southern Plains. It offers a thorough description of excavations and analyses conducted on collections from the Excavation Area 8 ofthe Gault Site in central Texas. The book is organized into ten chapters detailing the site setting, formation processes, Clovis tool manufacture patterns, microwear analyses, faunal analyses, and interpretations of the site's organization and purpose. ... Clovis Lithic Technology is a valuable contribution to researchers interested in the archaeology of the Great Plains, Paleoindian research, lithic analysis, and New World colonization research.