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J. M. Adovasio, Ph.D., is the Provost of Mercyhurst College, Dean of Mercyhurst's Zurn School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is co-author of The Invisible Sex (with Olga Soffer and Jake Page) and of The First Americans (with Jake Page). Adovasio is internationally recognized as an expert on ancient basketry and for his excavation of Meadowcroft Rockshelter, an archaeological site in Pennsylvania that revolutionized ideas of human settlement in the Americas.

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"A well-illustrated guide to the recovery, analysis and description of archaeological basketry specimens. This manual in archaeology succinctly defines basketry and briefly treats field and laboratory procedures for its recovery and preservation...a fine study."--American Indian Quarterly


"An attractive and informative volume demonstrating the potential of prehistoric basketry in archaeological studies." --American Anthropologist

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