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Show or event coming up? Been to a good one recently? Post it here. Be sure to check our Artifact Events Calendar too:
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Members that contribute to the betterment of the site. Congratulations to them and thanks!
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MOTM for Oct 2016
Contests for fun and bragging rights
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Avatar contest
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A place to praise or congratulate those who deserve it, spare a thought or give prayer for those who need it, and bless those who have passed. Friends, colleagues, and those in the Services who keep us safe.
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We're the Superhumans!
New Member Area
We love it when new members join us here for some fun and conversation. Please take a minute and tell us more about you! Where are you from? How long have you been collecting? etc.
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Newbies from Indiana
Helpful information about posting, inserting pictures and how to get the best from the forum. Feel free to ask questions.
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Posting pics
For TECHNICAL help only! If something on seems not to be working, then please post here. We will try to respond within 24 hrs, but thanks for your patience!
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General Discussion
Not sure what you found (or bought)? Post some good sharp pictures here and get the opinions of other collectors!
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Ask Anything relic related here! If you have an artifact question, then this is the place to post it. Our seasoned collector members are more than willing to help you find an answer!
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Discussion about Native American points and other tools. Our regional experts will dive in with opinions on typology and age. Be patient. We need clear pictures, dimensions, and the location of the find area.
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Discussion about materials used by Native Americans for artifacts. Local experts are encouraged to educate others seeking information about their area!
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Yankeetown sandstone
Discussion about Native American Pottery and artifacts made from clay, bone, shell, wood, leather, textile etc.
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Shell Duck Effigy
Topics relating to Native American culture and way of life can be posted here.
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Tepee still standing!
Let’s see those nice artifacts your site is producing. We also love seeing artifact finds "as they lay" in situ. Share a few pictures and the stories that go with them.
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Good way to end a dry spell!
Non-North American Artifacts and questions about them can be posted here!
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News and discussion from the world of archaeology
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Extreme archaeology
Lots of us collect them or find them accidentally. Discussion and questions about these items here.
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Teeth of a ? ??
We like shiny and interesting rocks. We hate ordinary rocks that vaguely resemble artifacts!
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Any idea what these are?
Sorry…but this the section we move ‘em to if they’re nothing more than rocks. No offense intended (or taken, we hope!)
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The “hall of fame” for past threads. Information and artifacts worthy of elite status.
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Read any good books about artifacts, archaeology, culture or history? Post your recommendations here.
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A Good Deal!
Show your vids! The In-Situs, Music, YouTube etc. If you can record it, then post it.
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Other Activities/Hobbies
A section for those interested in knapping art or artifact reproduction.
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3 Keokuk pieces
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Bottles, coins, stamps and everything collectable.
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Cycling and such
A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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Many of us love other outdoor activities. All discussions about fishing, hunting and other outdoor related stuff to be found here.
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black powder rifles
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Just about everyone likes to talk smack about their respective teams and give predictions on outcomes. This is the place...
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Open discussion area for non-artifact related topics. Please keep it clean and fun!
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We can’t cover everything, but if you think we may be missing a trick then post your ideas for cool categories and other suggestions here. No promises!
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Information Center
Found an external link in the Information Center that doesn't work? Please report it!
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Point typology category
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Kansas Types
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Shell Gorgets
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