A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A Great Find

My hiking stick is pointing to just how the arrowhead was lying as I walked up this hillside.

I have a found a couple of  "probable" arrowheads in the past but this one left no doubt in my mind
This was the real thing.

My theory is the Indian shot and missed.  The arrow hit the rocks and broke off the tip of the head.  Now useless, he removed it from the arrow shaft and tossed the head to the ground.
No Thanksgiving turkey for him.

I thought about it that evening wondering if maybe I could find the broken tip.  I went back the next day and was able to find the spot where I found the arrowhead.  I looked around but no tip.

Happy Thanksgiving.


Shammickite said...

Oh you must have been so happy to find this arrowhead! It pays to keep your eyes on the ground.

RedPat said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Michelle said...

That is a great find! Happy Thanksgiving!

Karen said...

Happy Thanksgiving, John and Beans.

Sandy said...

Awesome find, the arrow head! Making my blog rounds today to say Happy Thanksgiving. Hope your day is great.
Sandy's Space

Billy Blue Eyes said...

nice find that

The Furry Gnome said...

Neat find!

Pat Tillett said...

Very nice find! It's made of obsidian. It's fairly rare, so I'm surprised that when it broke, he didn't pick it up to re-point it.