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New Year's Best Contest?
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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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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Discussion about Native American Pottery and artifacts made from clay, bone, shell, wood, leather, textile etc.
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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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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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Just some ol' rock
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 very unusual blade
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A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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Open discussion area for non-artifact related topics. Please keep it clean and fun!
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    Finally, A Complete Point
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    This months finds.
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