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Hello from Middle TN!
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Unidentified tools?
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Questions about fluting
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Scrapers please show them
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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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Cooked Jasper Vs Raw Jasper?
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Two Pottery Beads - PinCo., FL
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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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Figurines before pottery
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My future and archaeology
Lots of us collect them or find them accidentally. Discussion and questions about these items here.
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We like shiny and interesting rocks. We hate ordinary rocks that vaguely resemble artifacts!
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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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A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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Ain't giving up
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