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by Benji
Member of the Month
Members that contribute to the betterment of the site. Congratulations to them and thanks!
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by Dave P
Contests for fun and bragging rights
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Our Thoughts, Prayers and Tributes
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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by Tenoch
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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Tutorials & How Do I….?
Helpful information about posting, inserting pictures and how to get the best from the forum. Feel free to ask questions.
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by Hoss
I Need Help with the Forum!
For TECHNICAL help only! If something on seems not to be working, then please post here. We will try to respond within 24 hrs, but thanks for your patience!
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by Hoss
Artifact Hunting Tips & Advice
Not having any luck? Want to know how to find a promising site? Ask away. Share your own tips and advice on where and when to look, and what to look for.
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General Discussion
What Did I Find?
Not sure what you found (or bought)? Post some good sharp pictures here and get the opinions of other collectors!
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by Dmaver
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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by Mattern
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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Lone Star
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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by JEBMs
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 smbore
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
Non-North American Artifacts and questions about them can be posted here!
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Archaeology News, Reports & Discussion
News and discussion from the world of archaeology
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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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by CMD
Suggested Reading
Read any good books about artifacts, archaeology, culture or history? Post your recommendations here.
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Show your vids! The In-Situs, Music, YouTube etc. If you can record it, then post it.
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by UpNorth
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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Other Activities/Hobbies
Modern Flint-Knapping etc.
A section for those interested in knapping art or artifact reproduction.
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Levi Caldwell
Trade Blanket (17/191)
All Things Collectable
Bottles, coins, stamps and everything collectable.
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by CMD
Metal Detecting
A place to talk about metal detecting and show off your finds!
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by Josie
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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Beasties (206/2,015)
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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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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by Mattern
Information Center – Proposed Submissions by Members
Want to help improve our reference section? Post your informative contributions here for consideration. Unsuitable or duplicated content may be moved without notice.
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by hudson
Information Center
Report Broken Links Here
Found an external link in the Information Center that doesn't work? Please report it!
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Trade Beads (1/3)
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Meso-America (2/4)
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by CMD
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Information on demand Interviews and lectures
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