Worldwide Wednesday: Archaeologists Argue Over Great Lakes Artifact

In my former career as an archaeologist I discovered how easily one can be fooled by an artifact.  Is this really a pot sherd, or just a calcification of dirt? Now a find from the depths of Lake Michigan has experts arguing.  Is this a bowsprit from a 17th century expedition – or just a fishing stake?  There are good arguments for both conclusions.  Read the whole dilemma here.

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