1. The past mantle relics #10

    This full groove broken axe poll, found on the same creek as my favorite three quarter groove axe and the small roller pestle, was broken at the groove. Found 12/07/2003 in Hancock County Indiana. I had been walking the field and was heading out. As I got into the dark loam ground of a boggy...
  2. Some hardstone from the mantle

    A number of years ago, my wife asked me to clean up the "rocks" on the mantel. You may have read about this in the past. This request happened maybe 10 years back. So I removed all the relics, boxed them up, and put into a storage bin in the barn. Since that time, I have had the good fortune...
  3. Another BIG dang full groove axe

    So yesterday the wife and I did some running around getting things done, with today, Sunday planned to hit the fields. Yesterday was overcast and the morning had light rain. It was tough to NOT get out into the field. Even as I get older, I still get the hankering to hit the fields when I see...
  4. Large Full groove axe

    My wife and I drove out to a farm to preview a point for a sale. When we got there and I was talking to the farmer, it turned out he grew up not far from where I did - within a mile. I was checking out the point and he was telling me that he found a small axe when digging a well a number of...
  5. Open butt axe head identification help?

    Help with information? I can’t find anything like this. Guessing it’s forged steel by blacksmith. Unusual open butt design with forged pins.
  6. Dec 18 2021 The hunt for the elusive hardstone

    The hunt for the elusive hardstone Friday evening the rain started, a steady cool rain accompanied by strong winds. There was a strong front the week prior which brought record tornadoes to the Midwest including Bowling Green KY, the hometown of my wife’s family. Very thankful we sold our...
  7. Need help identifying Axe stamp or manufacturer.

  8. Found an OLD axe and crowbar in old trading route -- please help identify!

    Hi TreasureNet folks, I'm trying to figure out the origins of this pick axe and crow bar we found while exploring an old trading route. The pick axe has markings... maybe a "forge mark?" Does anyone have any insights, or even pictures of other axes they know about that match this one? Would...
  9. Axe Head in Two Pieces

    Hello Everyone, Found the two pieces to this broken axe head on two different days metal detecting in NC - imagine my joy when I realized they actually fit together 😃 Anyway, from what I?ve gathered so far in doing a little research, the head shape seems to align with the one I?ve seen on...
  10. Found this old Axe head near a Indian heritage sight.

    Hello! Had a interesting morning. Have had a of of rain recently, with a lot of erosion occurring in the front yard. Not only do we live on a hill that has previously been landscaped a total of 3-5 feet of digging to lessen the steep grade, but it's also right by a known river that a Indian...
  11. Brass Battleaxe

    Hi all , new here. Have posted pics of this item & would like to know more about it. 300mm long , 150mm wide , weighs 0.896gr. Obviously been used for something as lots of scrapes/ divits in the brass. Not so much interested in value but age , where , really the provenance. Cheers
  12. Inherited possible native artifacts, giant axe of some sort?

    Hi everyone, thanks in advance your help with these. My grandpa left pails of rocks in his garage when he passed, which after some investigation over the years I’m thinking might be native artifacts? Doing some spring cleaning so I decided to finally clean them up and snap some pictures to...
  13. Minnesota Trade Axe S touch mark

    There are some areas where our soil conditions are easy on the iron. After more than 20 trade axes, id have to say this one came out of the ground in the most pristine condition.
  14. Hardstone Axe 1951 looking for history

    Hello, Just looking for any thoughts on age or history of this axe. Thank you, Norm
  15. Found an axehead the first day we bought our Tracker IV! Need help!

    Can anyone help ID or date this axe? I'll be using electrolysis to remove the rust when I move in January, but until then it sits like this. It was found in Zaleski, Ohio. Any help is appreciated :)
  16. I need identification on my axe head

    So yesterday I was detecting and got a very good copper/bronze signal 8 inches down. Dug down about 9 inches in 30 minutes until I saw the edge of an object I tried to get it out but then I gave up and after some time to convince me to get it out I tried and it took me an hour to finally unearth...
  17. North GA artifacts?

    I fount these on our property. Obviously the one is an arrowhead but I'm not sure of the type or era. The other looks like a hand axe and then a possilbe grinder, both of these fit perfectly in the palm of my hand. Any help or ideas?
  18. New Hunter, First Find

    First off I would like to say hello! I'm new to the forum and I'm excited to start learning. My brother got me interested in hunting for artifacts after he found about 7 nice points while at college over the last several months. Listening to him tell me about their history and what they're...
  19. need help with Id possible axe, celt, etc??

    need help with id???
  20. axe, celt, tomahawk etc???

    does anyone have any ideas what this may be??? appreciate any info