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MOTM for July 2017
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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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Happy Birthday...
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New Member from Colorado
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General Discussion
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A Very Unusual Situation
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I found some stuff
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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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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Discussion about Native American Pottery and artifacts made from clay, bone, shell, wood, leather, textile etc.
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Grinding bowl
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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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Nice Bifuricate Found
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Sketchfab: The British Museum
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Burial mound
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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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Commodore Vanderbilt
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A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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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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Modern Navaho Art
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Horse Creek Chert
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