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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
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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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Ron Kelley
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General Discussion
What Did I Find?
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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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by Garguy
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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Ron Kelley
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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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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by Tam
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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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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International (Non-North American) Artifacts
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News and discussion from the world of archaeology
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by Tam
Fossils, Old Bones & Teeth
Lots of us collect them or find them accidentally. Discussion and questions about these items here.
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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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Rocks, Minerals & Geology
We like shiny and interesting rocks. We hate ordinary rocks that vaguely resemble artifacts!
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Suggested Reading
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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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Modern Flint-Knapping etc.
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All Things Collectable
Bottles, coins, stamps and everything collectable.
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Metal Detecting
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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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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