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Peter Bleed

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Professor Bleed's interests include technology, material culture, tool designs, and the archaeology of battlefields. He collects and writes about Japanese swords.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

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PhD, 1973, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


Professor of Archaeology and Geography, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


The 2016 William Duncan Strong Memorial Award in honor of his significant contributions to Nebraska Archaeology


Spouse of former State Hydrologist Ann Bleed
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Anthropology Department
The Nebraska Association of Professional Archaeologists


The Archaeology of the Lincoln Pottery Works. 1993. (Co-author)
A Good Walk around the Boundary: Archaeological Inventory of the Dyck and other Properties Adjacent to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. 1997.
National Treasure. 2000.
Custer, Cody, and Grand Duke Alexis: Historical Archaeology of the Royal Buffalo Hunt. 2013. (Co-author)

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