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Extraordinary Artifacts

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Artifact #100
At over eight inches long and nearly one and a half pounds, this obsidian piece is the largest artifact in the Fenn Cache. All told, the 56 artifacts in the cache weigh about 18 pounds, a significant load for a hunter likely also carrying food, tools, and other items. The weight and quality of the artifacts, along with their association with ocher, their pristine nature in many cases, and the simple fact that they were found together hint that this was a prized collection for one or more of America's first inhabitants.


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