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Hundreds ‘dig’ into the past

Collectors share their artifacts

January 20, 2014

Several hundred lovers of history filled Campus Martius Museum on Saturday, wanting to learn through “Digging the Past,” an archaeology-centric event....

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Tessie

Jan-21-14 12:29 PM

Rufusone, the rock is that old, not the results of the techniques applied by humans to the artifact. Archaeology has to do with the remains of humans and their impact on the world. The flintnapper surely didn't suggest the artifact was millions of years old did he? If he did he's ignorant and is giving wrong information to people. This is why archaeologists need to be overseeing this kind of thing, not hobbyists and historians.

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Geezer

Jan-21-14 4:34 AM

In two hundred years will the citizens be digging up our graves just as the white settlers of this area dug up the graves of the natives in order to obtain their curios?

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rufusone

Jan-20-14 10:47 AM

actually Tessie one of the flint knappers was working with flint ridge flint that is from the carboniferous period which dates -according to the ics geological timetable 323 to 298 million years ago

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Tessie

Jan-20-14 9:40 AM

What archeological items were there, that were millions of years old according to Mr. Reynolds?

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