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The Real Thing

By David DeTar Newbert, ChairmanPublication Materials Screening Committee We watched with anticipation as yet another half-dollar-sized flake of Knife River Flint was struck off the piece. Over the course of

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ARTIFACT OR ARTIFAKE?

John F. Berner Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, 50th Anniversary issue, Vol. 52, No.4, pg. 56 May I begin by stating that I am not attempt­ing to establish myself

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Fakes and Frauds

Don Gustafson, Cadillac, Michigan Now that some of the emphasis on the subject of legislative concerns has died down, let’s get back to the problem of fakes. While we have

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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

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Metal Detecting

Metal Detecting

Looking to add a new twist to your Arrowhead digging adventures? Look no further than the related hobby of metal detecting. In it you will discover an exciting new way

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