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#6976338 - 11/29/17 10:19 AM Cool find (to me) at the lease.
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
While hiking my fat butt off, looking for a decent mule deer (which I failed at), I walked around the top of a very deep, steep, fishhook shaped canyon. About 50 yards from the head of it, I found this. This is way up high, not near any modern agriculture, ranch work, etc. I've walked by a few of these, but none this big. The rancher thought it was for making arrow heads, but I think it was the cooking pit in the link below. Anyway, no big kill to show, but I like to take my time and look around stuff like this while I'm hunting. (The date's wrong on my cheap, Walmart camera. 'Shoulda' stuck with my phone.)




>>>Burned rock midden
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#6976359 - 11/29/17 10:31 AM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
Teal28 Offline
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Very cool up
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#6976364 - 11/29/17 10:34 AM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
Theringworm Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
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Loc: Midland, TX
Very cool CR. I always enjoy looking around for artifacts.

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#6976393 - 11/29/17 11:00 AM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
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I hunt a Ranch in Oklahoma that is literally split by the Chisholm trail, I know there is stuff out there but I am not educated on indian artifacts at all so I have no clue what to look for. I thought for sure I would have found an arrowhead by now but nope.
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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#6976436 - 11/29/17 11:33 AM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
janie Offline
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That's cool. up
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#6976485 - 11/29/17 12:09 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: janie]
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Originally Posted By: janie
That's cool. up
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#6976603 - 11/29/17 01:30 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
mdryg1970 Offline
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Those were areas used for cooking. Often times you can find multiple artifacts (arrowheads, knife blades, etc) around them. Really cool stuff if you are into that like I am.
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#6976706 - 11/29/17 03:11 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
bass101 Offline
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Registered: 09/28/10
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Loc: Rayne, La
very nice

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#6976715 - 11/29/17 03:14 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
Sneaky Offline
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Registered: 10/22/12
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That is neat. Did any rocks look burned?
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#6976718 - 11/29/17 03:19 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
5Redman8 Offline
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Loc: Forney TX
Very neat find
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#6976722 - 11/29/17 03:25 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
SapperTitan Offline
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Registered: 11/17/10
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Id start walking around looking for artifacts
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#6976739 - 11/29/17 03:38 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
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Registered: 10/09/12
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Loc: Houston, Texas
Creekrunner - that is awesome! I'm a huge fan of searching for artifacts. I bet that would be fun to do a little investigating around that area. If you get back there and find anything, please post it up! Good luck on the future Mule hunts our there!
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#6976787 - 11/29/17 04:15 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Teal28]
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Originally Posted By: Teal28
Very cool up
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#6976876 - 11/29/17 05:43 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Sneaky]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9604
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Originally Posted By: Sneaky
That is neat. Did any rocks look burned?


No, but I didn't disturb it at all. I will try to go back and scratch in the dirt around it a little. Helluva hike for an old man though.
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#6976902 - 11/29/17 06:08 PM Re: Cool find (to me) at the lease. [Re: Creekrunner]
Walkabout Offline
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Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 476
Loc: Katy Texas
Are you sure that is not a cairn??

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