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MOTM for Feb 2021
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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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New Member Area
Welcome to the Forum!
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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Artifact Hunting Tips & Advice
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General Discussion
What Did I Find?
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Artifact Questions & Answers
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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Last Post: Black Light
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Black Light
by Von
Native American Arrowheads & Other Lithic Artifacts
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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6,661 68,069
Learn About Lithic Material Types
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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Weird for our area lithic?
by Von
Native American Pottery & Non-Lithic Artifacts
Discussion about Native American Pottery and artifacts made from clay, bone, shell, wood, leather, textile etc.
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Native American Culture & Lifestyle - Questions & Discussion
Topics relating to Native American culture and way of life can be posted here along with museum information and photographs.
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Last Post: Some Petroglyphs
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Some Petroglyphs
by Cecilia
Show and Tell – Your Site Finds and In-Situs
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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2/28/2021 points
International (Non-North American) Artifacts
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Oyster arrowhead ?
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Archaeology News, Reports & Discussion
News and discussion from the world of archaeology
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Pole flip
Fossils, Old Bones & Teeth
Lots of us collect them or find them accidentally. Discussion and questions about these items here.
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680 5,557
Some Dinosaur teeth.
Rocks Mistakenly Believed to be Artifacts
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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540 4,767
Rocks, Minerals & Geology
We like shiny and interesting rocks. We hate ordinary rocks that vaguely resemble artifacts!
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Ridge and Valley chert
by Tam
Suggested Reading
Read any good books about artifacts, archaeology, culture or history? Post your recommendations here.
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New NC Archeology book.
by Benji
Show your vids! The In-Situs, Music, YouTube etc. If you can record it, then post it.
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Don't take this guy sifting .!
by Owen70
Best of the Best Showcase
The “hall of fame” for past threads. Information and artifacts worthy of elite status nominated by ‘the management’.
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The Best of the Best
Other Activities/Hobbies
Modern Flint-Knapping etc.
A section for those interested in knapping art or artifact reproduction.
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1,810 18,454
Pushing Pressure Flakes
by Mattern
Trade Blanket (14/164)
All Things Collectable
Bottles, coins, stamps and everything collectable.
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283 3,120
Metal Detecting
A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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Uncle Trav
The GREAT Outdoors
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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Early Spring (I hope)
Beasties (190/1,842)
Just about everyone likes to talk smack about their respective teams and give predictions on outcomes. This is the place...
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Off-The-Wall Topics
Open discussion area for non-artifact related topics. Please keep it clean and fun!
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Reoccurring patterns
by CMD
Got Suggestions?
Have Suggestions for Categories or Other Improvements?
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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Too many non active members
Information Center – Proposed Submissions by Members
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Adena rounded poll celt
Information Center
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Deer Bone "Pin"
Trade Beads (1/2)
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Meso-America (2/4)
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Hudson Bay Trade Beads
by CMD
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Pottery Fakes
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