LUCAN Arrowpoint: New Type Proposal (2024)

LUCAN Proposal For a New Point Type By David L. Calame, Sr., Texas Borderlands Archaeology & Ryan Murray, Texas Cache Magazine 2024 A proposal for a new type of arrowpoint called the LUCAN with very limited distribution on the Texas Gulf Coast. Readers who have seen other examples of this type are encouraged to contact…

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Bandera Kid Finds Ancient Treasure

Back in July 2022, Father and son Zack and Evan Kline set out to do some excavating in an archaic midden in Bandera County. Little did they know that by the end of the day they would unearth one of the most unique and incredible Texas caches in recent memory and have a family a…

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Jewels of Jonesboro

Photo Spread: Jewels of Jonesboro (2024) Photo spread of a cache found by Todd Dodds of Buried Culture in Jonesboro, Texas. Cache includes two base tang knives, a Zephyr point, an Ensor point, and a corner-tang knife, all in pristine condition. Originally published in Texas Cache Volume 27 #1, 2024. Photos on left page c/o…

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Texas Cache on American Digger Relic Roundup Podcast

Many thanks to Anita, Butch, Debbie, and Jeff from American Digger Magazine for having Texas Cache on their Relic Roundup Podcast on November 27, 2023. It was a fun and witty conversation about recovering history, the crossover interests between metal detecting and prehistoric artifact pursuits, and keeping print alive. Thanks American Digger for the invitation…

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Marfa Memoirs: Part 1

Marfa Memoirs, Part 1: As school bells ring again after the 2023 summer break, Texas Cache presents this first article in a series, Marfa Memoirs, sourced from term papers written by 1960s high school students for their history class. The following is a reprint of a 1969 research paper titled “Then Came the Indians” written…

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A Stone In A Bone

A Stone In A Bone Sometime around 2500-3000 years ago, a deer hunter sat down by an earth oven with a hafted flint drill and began to bore into the bone of the front left hock of a recent kill. The likely objective was removing its marrow and grease- one of the few sources of…

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Coryell County Sandwich Cache 2021

The legendary “sandwich” ultrathin twin biface cache found cemented together with matrix soil recovered by James Long in Coryell County. Found at  TW Dodds Buried Culture dig site in Jonesboro, Texas. Originally published in Texas Cache Volume 24 #4 & 25 #1 by Patricia Even in 2021. Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more…

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It’s A Wendelful Life Ranch 2021-2023

“It’s A Wendelful Life Ranch” was featured in Texas Cache Volume 24 #4 in 2021 and Volume 25 #4 in 2023. Both articles were written by Patricia Even, who wrote about the history of the property, guests, and artifacts she encountered on visits to the ranch. To visit It’s A Wendelful Life Ranch, call 830-992-8905.…

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TX Lithic Sources 2020

“TEXAS LITHIC SOURCES” by Walter Williams, originally published in Texas Cache Magazine Volume 23 #4, 2020. Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip WordPress Flipbook Plugin Help documentation. Keyword search terms: lithic sources, material, flint, chert, silica, callahan divide, darl, eastland, quarry, alibates, mallouf, edwards…

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Darl Horizon 2019

“The Darl Horizon” by Walter Williams was originally published in Texas Cache Magazine Volume 23 #1 in 2019. Walter examines the Darl typology in detail, its geographical placements, material, sturcture, fabrication, and its similarities to other point types. Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip…

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