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Really happy to have found this arrow point.
I was wondering what exactly was this point used for?
I’m guessing small game or birds?
 

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Great find congratulations
 

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It doesn't look rusty enough for iron. Are you sure it's not native copper? Looks like it would be inserted into the end of a wooden shaft. It's too big and heavy for an arrowhead. Neat piece, whatever it is. Gary
 

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Didn’t they find one like that on Oak Island? They thought it was from an ancient spear or something?
It also looks like a tine from an eel spear but then, what do I know? My expertise lies in the area of pull tabs and bottle caps.
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Doesn't look like an Indian artifact.
 
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It doesn't look rusty enough for iron. Are you sure it's not native copper? Looks like it would be inserted into the end of a wooden shaft. It's too big and heavy for an arrowhead. Neat piece, whatever it is. Gary

Maybe your right Gary, I’ll take a closer look.
 
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Contex in where found would help, if found in a crop field, I would lean towards a tine, off a old piece of farm equipment.


Found in the woods
 
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Didn’t they find one like that on Oak Island? They thought it was from an ancient spear or something?
It also looks like a tine from an eel spear but then, what do I know? My expertise lies in the area of pull tabs and bottle caps.
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Thank you for your answer. Eel tine got me thinking and then I realized that it is in fact part of a fish/eel spear.most probably broke off and was modified by sharpening the other end so it can be used again as a harpoon.
 

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Thank you for your answer. Eel tine got me thinking and then I realized that it is in fact part of a fish/eel spear.most probably broke off and was modified by sharpening the other end so it can be used again as a harpoon.

nice ID!
 
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Thank you my friend helped me ID it.
This is a part of a fur trade fish spear and that means was traded and used by NA.
 

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