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This is one out of 2 bones. Just want to know how old. Seems like dog bone. It makes y thin rock sound when flicking on it or gently hiting the concrete with it.  Maybe that’s normal but I don’t know! Lol it doesn’t let me load more due to pic size. I will add the other pictures as replies. It’s 3” long

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This is the elbow end of amammal humerus.  Not sure which animal but someone else here might know. 

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Hold it over a lighter to see if it smells like burnt hair. If it does it is relatively recent.  

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@Rockwood hope you are not pulling my leg! Lol but I did it. I burnt a hair and it smelled strong, the bone doesn’t and the fainted smell vanishes fast. It definitely doesn’t smells like burnt hair though. Is it still recent?

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31 minutes ago, Bone 1 said:

Is it still recent?

I wouldn't say so. The odds seem good that it is a fossil. 

It's not a full guarantee though. 

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3 hours ago, Bone 1 said:

Yes, I looked up dog skeleton and it seemed to match with that but not sure

 

I think you have a deer distal humerus, not a canid.  For comparison:

 

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That one is an invertebrate marine fossil - an echinoid.

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I'm not sure there is more than the internal mold (steinkern) left, but it's an echinoid (sea urchin).

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I found five and a bunch of bones. my house seems to be surrounded with underground deer bones or something. I do t know if one is part of a skull.  I will look at it better tomorrow 

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Must rare subterranean gopher deer.

Either that or a poacher used to live there. :) 

But seriously, if they are mixed with echinoids that would be an interesting fossil site.

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3 hours ago, Bone 1 said:

Yup, we are digging some more later today.

You might want to just keep an eye out for anything like a broken tool, or signs of human activity. A Pleistocene midden would be a nice find.

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1 minute ago, Bone 1 said:

glass,

Oops ! 

Volcanic glass ?

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It looks like a tool. The sharp end of a spear, very sharp end and it looks it was carved into that shape. But I’m no expert though.

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