Post By T Witko
Post By T Witko
Aug 11, 2012, 04:08 PM
Still a pretty good week - Friday
I went out early Friday afternoon. Steve and russy came out also. Here are the pieces (photos w/red background) I found while we hunted an area not to far from Scraperville.
Steve and russy's stuff can be seen here.
I also went out for just before sunset Friday evening and picked up this piece of pumice.
Last edited by T Witko; Aug 11, 2012 at 04:16 PM.
Aug 11, 2012 04:08 PM
Aug 11, 2012, 04:19 PM
Great looking finds. What do you think the grooved piece is?
"Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends."
Aug 11, 2012, 04:33 PM
Some very nice finds. The grooved piece is interesting.
Aug 11, 2012, 04:40 PM
One of the things I learned about hunting artifacts is that Steve's truck is an artifact magnet (his John Deer's too). It seems very often there's something good wherever he stops - he'll usually spot something within a few feet. Last evening Steve's truck wasn't there but there where new tire tracks from it of into the field. I decided to walk them and, like I said, it's a Magnet. The pumice piece above was in between the tracks, then a point just where the track stopped and a little further back another along side track. Thanks Steve.
The other stuff I had to find on my own.
And no hunting today - it's raining - hard - for hours.
Yeehaw! It looks like next week might be better than "pretty good".
Last edited by T Witko; Aug 11, 2012 at 05:07 PM.
Aug 11, 2012, 04:52 PM
Originally Posted by flintdigger
Originally Posted by The Grim Reaper
a lot of the time pumice was used to polish, sand or clean things and also kind of like an abrator. We use the material today for the same things. Other than it's weird shape, I think it just used to polish or sharpen something. I don't know what the black on it is. It's quite hard and impregnated in.
Aug 11, 2012, 05:28 PM
Very interesting those are some nice goodies great colors and material. Real nice pottery rim shards. That coin in your hand sure look's like a "REAL OLD" ancient trade token to me. Hard rain sounds good that spells more artifact's.
Aug 12, 2012, 03:32 AM
you done did real good my friend
Aug 12, 2012, 04:11 PM
Good Job! Boy! you guys could capatialize on them small scrapers.
Aug 12, 2012, 07:59 PM
yup old digger...it don't take long to find a scraper made of KFR, TRSS, agate, jasper, or pet wood
Last edited by larson1951; Aug 12, 2012 at 08:12 PM.
Aug 12, 2012, 09:55 PM
Aug 13, 2012, 02:00 AM
I think it is short hand for petrified wood. Just my guess
Originally Posted by old digger
Their were so many fewer questions when stars were still just the holes to heaven
Aug 13, 2012, 03:19 AM
yup.....short for petrified wood
hey dennis did you and the wife get out this weekend??
Aug 13, 2012, 11:25 AM
No; But we got to watch the two granddaughters.
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