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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 8:32 am
by Minimalist
Careful, Frank...the NSA may be monitoring. We don't live in a free country anymore.


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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 8:36 am
by Minimalist
BTW, Frank, not that it has anything to do with the topic but I thought you'd get a kick out of this.


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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 9:38 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:36 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:19 am
by Frank Harrist
Good job, Charlie! I thought you had some other clovis type points.

Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:47 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:48 am
by Minimalist
I still say that some of those look like they have been extensively worked, Charlie, but some of them just look like rocks.

How do you tell the difference?

Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:24 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:35 am
by Minimalist
Yeah - even a rank amateur like me can see those shapes...but this one

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looks like what I've got laying around in my back yard.

Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2006 11:37 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Recently Found Unidentified Notched, Stemless, Earred Point

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 7:37 am
by Charlie Hatchett
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Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 10:46 am
by Minimalist
Work in progress? There must have been millions of times when ancient flint-knappers had a stone that chipped wrong and they discarded it.

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:24 am
by Frank Harrist
It looks archaic, but one tang is just broken off.

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:21 pm
by Minimalist
I've got Charlie's photo technique down now...he's giving us first one side and then the other of two stones. Hence 4 pictures.

Charlie it would help if you put a ruler in the picture to give a relative size.

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:12 pm
by Charlie Hatchett
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