U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Mexico
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 03-29-2009, 09:27 PM
 
Location: T or C New Mexico
2,599 posts, read 539,085 times
Reputation: 607
I am adding to this post.

My friend jim is now doing time for picking up arrowheads. His assessed fine was $2,600.00, since he is a poor man and unemployed, he was sentenced to time in prison. His buddy was able to pay his fines, and was not incarcerated, however, now he has a police record for theft and trespassing.

This link provides wouldbe arrowhead hunters with advice and warnings.

http://www.nativewayonline.com/safety~1.htm
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-11-2011, 12:06 PM
 
1 posts, read 384 times
Reputation: 10
In Texas, I was able to find arrowheads in the field behind my house. They were so plentiful that as a kid I could 'decide' that I would 'go find some arrowheads today'. I had a great collection I wish I'd kept. I'm vacationing in Palm Springs and hope to find some this weekend.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-12-2011, 03:12 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque
6,065 posts, read 6,233,364 times
Reputation: 5850
Sometimes I pick them up to get a good look at them. I never take them, though. It's not like I can use them, nor am I interested in cataloging them by type since such typology has already been done.

Also, surface finds are the main way archaeologists find more significant sites located beneath. (although finished points are rarely associated with permanent sites, I am referring to more domestic artifacts such as mano/metates, piles of debitage from flint-knapping, etc.)

It is always fun to find artifacts, though, and know that many people have passed where you are standing for millennia.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:



Over $79,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Mexico

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top