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I found this on a beach in Northeast Massachusetts. The area was volcanic at one point in time. This appears to be the head that was a little squashed.  

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Tidgy's Dad

Just a chert nodule, I'm afraid, not a fossil. 

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Hello Sam and a warm welcome to TFF from Austin, Tx.  I'll have to agree with @Tidgy's Dad on the ID, but I can sure see why you thought it might be a fossilized head.  As you continue on the forum, you will learn to ID what fossil bone looks like and what the fossilization of previous life actually looks like.  Again, welcome.

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Fossildude19

Yup. Suggestively shaped chert nodule.  

Sorry, not a fossil.  :( 

 Good material for arrowheads, though. :)

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