I found something

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I found something

Post by Urby » Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:58 am

Hi guys!
Im new on this forum so sorry if i chose wrong topic
I found something interesting and i think its some kind of historical object, gonna post few pictures if someone can help, thanks :D

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https://ibb.co/wcmz6hT
https://ibb.co/TbkP1pk




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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:52 am

The first thing that jumps to mind is a stone net weight.

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Did you find it in a coastal environment?
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Re: I found something

Post by Urby » Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:56 am

Well it has pretty much same form
Founded it around 30 kilometers from coast

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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:23 pm

If you do a search on Google Images for < stone net weight > you'll get quite a sample. The actual size of the stone also matters as similar but smaller stones were used as loom weights for weaving.
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Re: I found something

Post by Urby » Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:27 pm

Thanks for help, here is few more pieces that i found around same spot, i know its something but i dont know what :lol: some are probably stone age tools?

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This one looks the same from both sides and have little hole with some look like circles around
https://ibb.co/ngGjsMR
https://ibb.co/2SfpCKw

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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:30 pm

Nothing jumps out about that. Here's a tip, though. It helps if you put something in the photo to give it a sense of scale. A coin or even better a ruler.

A small object with a hole might suggest a decorative bead or something whereas something larger suggests a more industrial use.
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Re: I found something

Post by Urby » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:43 am

I needed to improvise :lol:

https://imgur.com/a/zeWJx75

We have 5cm on scissors so around 10cm is this roller one, he weights 231g
Another one weights 274g
And i guess 3 small ones are like some bead?

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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:24 am

Definitely beads. See this collection from Harappa in the Indus Valley.

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/imag ... K&usqp=CAU


I'll stick with a net weight for the first one. The other thing could be natural. I can't tell from the photo if there is any wear on either end such as you would get from a pestle.

The scissors help.
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Re: I found something

Post by Urby » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:02 pm

Well i was in musem today and they aged 3 of this items in early neolithic, one is bead and other two are tools, other two are probably natural. Its mybe hard to tell on pitcure but its not even close :mrgreen:

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Re: I found something

Post by circumspice » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:28 pm

Ancient people often made use of natural objects.
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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:45 pm

Yup. A hammer stone is otherwise known as a rock!
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Re: I found something

Post by Simon21 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:36 am

Could be natural. Always hard to tell with stone objects. There's always a row with Koorie artifacts, some are obviously man-made others may be naturally occurring, some rocks do gain sharp edges naturally.

Context can help, is it near a midden? Is there the remnants of a butchered animal nearby?

A diprotodon rib was once found featuring a chip which corresponded to a nearby "spear tip". It was taken as evidence for the destruction of the species by humans - but the "spear tip" could have been naturally occurring and it was pointed out that there were a number of other sharp stones which would have fitted the bill.

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Re: I found something

Post by Urby » Mon May 25, 2020 10:02 am

This one looks os interesting!
Does anyone have any clue what this is? It looks like whole piece, from one side it looks just like profile of face, but on another its unclear.
https://ibb.co/J7Rzj7h
https://ibb.co/PCj1RYj
https://ibb.co/9gd8Prg
https://ibb.co/ZYwskJ2

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Re: I found something

Post by Minimalist » Mon May 25, 2020 12:06 pm

Does nothing for me. Quite smooth. I can't make out any obvious tool marks.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

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