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    Indian Artifacts from South Carolina

    Here are two quartz artifacts found around the Cross Keys area of Union County, SC, one is an arrowhead, the other? A fish scaler? Any Idea on age...I assume paleo-mississipean?
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    Sorry but that doesn't look like quartz...or South Carolina material at all.
    Looks like it came from much further west than that.
    How did you come up with them?
    Here's a few from South Carolina ...mostly quartz and rayholite with a few chert.

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    Dang gator, those all yours?!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GatorBoy View Post
    Sorry but that doesn't look like quartz...or South Carolina material at all.
    Looks like it came from much further west than that.
    How did you come up with them?
    Here's a few from South Carolina ...mostly quartz and rayholite with a few chert.

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    My thoughts as well Gator.
    Their were so many fewer questions when stars were still just the holes to heaven

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    South Dakota Mabey.
    Even the styles fit for that state.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthTexasFinds View Post
    Dang gator, those all yours?!?
    Nah.. another Tnet member.

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    Sorry, these were pulled from the ground here in SC! We have quite a few of the same rock material but none as sharp as these two...

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    You didn't answer... how did you get them?
    Are they yours?
    Did you find them?
    That absolutely does not look like South Carolina material.
    Show some of that material that you found there please.
    Last edited by GatorBoy; Oct 31, 2013 at 02:22 PM.

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    I think the larger brown point is coastal plains material. I have material that looks just like it.

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    I work for the Union County Museum. I will post pics of others for you. They were brought in by someone I know who digs & I don't have any reason to doubt where he claims they came from...

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    Pieces range in stone and size, we have had Cherokee & Catawba Indians here in modern times in Union County, SC, but there is evidence of other earlier Indians...paleo or Mississippian culture....

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    coastal plains chert comes from your area along with petrified palm wood ( would like to get a basketball size chunk of that stuff) tallahatta quartzite, agatized coral and a few other knapping rocks.

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    Hello, I brought these in to the museum today. I did in fact pull these up from the upstate of South Carolina and we do have other pieces I will try and get a photo of them. I will be returning to the site in the coming days as well. I had my concerns about it being quartz as well, but there are similar rocks in this area. I am not a professional anything so I came looking for answers about them at the museum. I am more concerned with exactly what the small one was used for. I spoke to one gentlemen from our area that said it was used for cleaning fish or other animals. I can't find anything like it elsewhere though? And suppose this is not a native rock. Is there any reason why we would find it here?

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    That one looks like what would be considered an eccentric.
    Looking forward to seeing other points and artifacts from the dig site.
    They have an uncanny resemblance to Dakota or even Texas styles and Material.
    The brown sure looks like root beer or knife river flint.
    The styles of either don't match anything I've seen in S.C.
    Last edited by GatorBoy; Oct 31, 2013 at 03:43 PM.

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    Heybubbajay, and JohnReid,

    Did'ya see this one:

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    "Point Type: Canaliņo Arrow Point
    L .93" W .40"
    Age: 200 to 800 years old
    Material: Felsite, chert

    Provenance: Found as a surface find 1999 on private land north of Descanso, California by Rob Horne of Descanso.

    A small size, thin, triangular arrow point with a shallow to deep concave base. Some are serrated. Also known as Coastal Cottonwood. - Overstreet 10 p. 978" Historic
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