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My daughter found what looks like a small cannonball while walking in the woods. how can I determine if this is a cannonball and  what  should I do with it? was found in st. clair community of Bulls gap, tn.

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Hi Megan,

If you would send me a photo of the ball along with a ruler next to it and its weight, I can tell you what it is.  Also if there are any markings on the ball (at this size probably none).    You can send me the pic at     rsalier@hotmail.com

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Ralph Salier

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Archaeologist for the last 30 years. Norh American generalist and Hopwell culture/Red Ocher culture specifically. Lithics Expert and Ground Stone tools.

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Numerous museums in US and Canada. Several University Anthropology Departments.

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