Ancient people tended to live and migrate along rivers and other freshwater sources for practical reasons.Cross-reference this with modern maps to identify creeks where Native American hunters might have dropped arrowheads.We will have photographs of arrowheads and ofcollections so you can see how some people displaythe points they find.Other photo stories will followan expert collector to see what is found and where.I go to auctions across Illinois and purchase estate collections. As a result, the price of arrowheads and other Indian artifacts have risen dramatically and will continue to rise. Item #: F27 Type: Medicine Man Kit Length: Each piece is nearly identical in length = 1 3/4" in a 3 1/4"x 4 1/4" frame Material: Maroon and Gray Flint Age: Early Archaic (11,600 8,000 BP) Probable Usage: A beautiful matched set of Contracting Stem point (found 1997 site 2601A); Surgical blade (very rare found 1998 site 2601D) and Knife with smooth rounded spine and very sharp edge (found 1997 site 2601A - just feet from the point).Many of these Indian artifacts were originally collected in the 1920s 1970s. Recovered from Spoon River bottomland near Williamsfield, IL where many of the figurines on this website were found. Provenance: Spoon River valley in Illinois, Knox County site 2601 Date found: Steven Hampton from site 2601A and 2601D late 1990s.And over the years, my close observation has been rewarded many times, in many places.
In 1952, ranch owner Ed Lehner discovered mammoth bone fragments on his property in southern Arizona.Get permission from the owner of the land where you plan to search for arrowheads.Plan your expedition so that you can go searching when the water level of the creek is at its lowest.But we always want to know aboutthem, to understand their lives, andto study the evidence of their timehere which we find around us.To accomplish these things I am putting together an on-going monthly e-magazine designed to illustrate and explain the tools and weapons which we find in all corners of this big land. And I invite you to read it, every month."ARROWHEAD Collecting On The Web" will explore allthe questions we have about the people who made them,where they lived, how we find their stone tools, howthey made these weapons and tools, hold old they are,how we know the age of these tools, and many more.