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#3182454 - 03/03/13 06:38 PM Shed hunting turned artifact recovery!
geezer
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I struck out yesterday in the snow to look for an antler after work and got into a field and saw where several fence rows had been bulldozed out. I couldnt get to them fast enough, knowing that this ground had never been disturbed before I figured there had to be something in it. I found a pocket full of broken tips/bases/mid sections a full chipped ax/chopper, a crude drill and some kind of really cool stemmed point that at first I thought might be a Benton but after studying it Im kinda lost as to what it might be so all my good rock hound buddies here........HELP! Ive never found a whole benton so it would have been cool but this one just doesnt look right. It also has a few fresh tip dings that Im sure the dozer did but im happy to have saved it!!



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#3182463 - 03/03/13 06:45 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: geezer]
CATCHDAWG
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I'm just guessing here but I think the left one could be a Adena and the right one looks more like a Bradley spike vs a drill.
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#3182556 - 03/03/13 08:02 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: CATCHDAWG]
geezer
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Howdy catchdawg, ya know Adena did cross my mind as well, never thought about the ugly one being anything other than a drill but I just looked up bradley spike and you could be on to something.Thanks for the look and reply.
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#3182562 - 03/03/13 08:05 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: geezer]
Carlos Viagra
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Cool!
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#3183334 - 03/04/13 05:50 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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Bambi Killa
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Awesome dude. \:D
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#3184270 - 03/05/13 02:06 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: RUGER]
mathews338
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Registered: 11/05/09
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nice find!
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#3184301 - 03/05/13 02:23 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: mathews338]
Outdoor life
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Very nice!
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#3188827 - 03/10/13 12:52 PM Re: Shed hunting turned artifact recovery! [Re: Outdoor life]
in the dog house!
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My 1st thought was benton even before I read your post. I say benton or maybe bear creek.... Very nice find what ever it is !!!!!
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