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Archaeology/Western Ky. Creek Finds after Flood of 2011

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Hi Ralph, This appears to be a profile of a male indians head, the eye had definitely been carved out as well as the ear.When looking up very close you can see etchings, the opposite side has etchings also, the main one looks like it could be a feather. Theo opposite side is not as ornate as side one.

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Hi Lori,

I think that this one is a "geofact". It looks interesting but I do not believe that it has been work (intentionally) by our Native American Ancestors.  This appears to be a river cobble and due to the action of the flood may have been scratched by other stones and debris in the river.  

So, sorry, I don't think this one was used or altered by man.

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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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