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Artificial aging is counterfeiting

by John F.Berner, EIC  Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.54, No.1, pg.18 Make no mistake, if a person ages flint or any other artifact, that person is a counterfeiter. There […]

Reproduction or Replica?

How do you identify if an arrowhead is a reproduction or a replica? Unpublished 12/31/99 What is the difference? A repro­duction is a copy of any artifact which simulates or […]

Artifact or Artifake?

How do you know if your Indian artifact or arrowhead is real? Pg.186,Vol.31, No.4 ,1984, “Central States Archaeological Journal” My past experiences as Editor-in­chief of both the Redskin and Artifacts magazines […]

The Hi-lo Point

by Patrick L. Mooney, Peru, Indiana Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.70 The Hi-lo […]

Glass Points of the California Indians

by C. J. O’Neill, Monroe, North Carolina Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.3, pg.128 Protracted contacts with white settlers in the 19th Century in what is […]

Uncovering a Santa Fe Point in South Georgia

by C.I0’Neill, Monroe, North Carolina Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.56, No.4, pg.200 Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.2, pg.95 It was a […]

The Harpeth River Point

by Steven R. Cooper, Editor-in-Chief Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.3, pg.158 I feel lucky to live by a river that has actu­ally had a point […]

The Best of the Best

by Kent C. Westbrook, Little Rock, Arkansas Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.4, pg.220 The late Roy Hathcock, of West Plains, Missouri, was one of the […]

The Pike County Cache — A History Detectives Saga

by Charlie Wagers, Fairfield, Ohio Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.4, pg.256 I first saw the large Caddo blades in the accompanying photograph in 1958 on […]