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Old 01-09-2018, 07:22 PM
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Default Native American Artifact or a Rock?

Found this in a 1700s farm field a few months ago. It looked a little too round and odd for me to toss It back, never did any research on it. I donít really know anything about this kind of stuff. What do you guys think?





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Old 01-09-2018, 07:56 PM
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Could be a gaming ball!


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Old 01-09-2018, 08:01 PM
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I found a very similar one a few years back.
Unfortunately the consensus was that indian gaming balls were almost perfectly round.

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Round rock with some pistols in the back ground. Dug?

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Old 01-09-2018, 08:28 PM
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If you use FB I own a indians artifact group called VA/NC/SC points and artifacts. You can post it there and I have members that are experts that can tell you what it is


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Looks like a grinding stone to me--absolutely an incredible find!

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Old 01-09-2018, 10:54 PM
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Round rock with some pistols in the back ground. Dug?


Toy guns i dug last year. Thought both were real at first


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Likely a water tumbled rock from an ancient (10,000 yrs or so old) river bed. Lots of those out west.

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Originally Posted by Coin Operated View post
Likely a water tumbled rock from an ancient (10,000 yrs or so old) river bed. Lots of those out west.
I'd go with this based on shape. I have seen some tumbled rocks that were almost perfect spheres. We will all hope with you that it is Native American though!

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I have one that is a little bigger....perfectly round, honestly thought it was a small cannon ball. I found it on one of my farms. Right now it is under a 2 foot pile of snow in my wifes flower garden. mine has 4 grooves in it, that almost perfectly match my fingers. I'll dig it out and take some pics

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Looks like an indian sex rock to me !!!

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Hello,
I hunted Indian artifacts my entire life here in Eastern PA. with my father, now deceased. I would like to know what state you found this in ? If I found this stone here, I would call it a hammer stone. They had many uses from grinding to even chipping a larger piece of some sort of flint down to a smaller piece to make a point or scraper. I had many hammer stones in various sizes. I can't be certain without seeing the stone but this is my opinion . Sure looks like an Indian tool .
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I hunted Indian artifacts my entire life here in Eastern PA. with my father, now deceased. I would like to know what state you found this in ? If I found this stone here, I would call it a hammer stone. They had many uses from grinding to even chipping a larger piece of some sort of flint down to a smaller piece to make a point or scraper. I had many hammer stones in various sizes. I can't be certain without seeing the stone but this is my opinion . Sure looks like an Indian tool .

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