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Since: Jul 08

Columbia, SC

#25 Jul 31, 2008
it is a primitive garden hoe.. less the stick.

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Since: Jul 08

West Columbia

#26 Jul 31, 2008
It does look like a prehistoric shark tooth...where'd you get it??
Jo Jo

Summerville, SC

#27 Jul 31, 2008
I'd say it's a 1 dollar bill.

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Since: Jan 08

Cayce, SC

#28 Aug 1, 2008
BlueSue wrote:
It does look like a prehistoric shark tooth...where'd you get it??
it isnt a shark tooth, I looked into that first. It is about 2 1/2 to 3 inches thick, and too rounded at the top and bottom to be a shark tooth, even a prehistoric one. I have gone through thousands of fossils trying to find something similar.(It isnt a large trilobyte either) For a while I thought it may be some sort of vertebrea from some marine animal, but I have all but ruled that out as well.
I am going to try to get a better picture this weekend to post on monday, maybe a clearer picture will help.
as for the location, it was found in the ocean in about 4 foot of water under about a foot of sand. I dug it up looking for lava rocks and hermit crabs.
Thank you all for the suggestions. I love to come read everybodys ideas!

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Since: Apr 08

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#29 Sep 3, 2008
OK, I found it. It's an old weight used to weigh down fishing nets. The curve at the top is where it looped up to form a circle, it just eroded away over time and was left to sink when it wore through.
mike

Leesville, SC

#30 Jan 29, 2010
my parents found one of these on the beach in sc one time years back. they took it to the museum and they told them it was a fossilized clam...that the forks or horns at the top was were it hooked in the shell.....take it to the museum and they can tell u more about it
Craseydani

Monroe, NC

#31 Mar 2, 2013
It is a fossilized bivalve (clam) commonly found on the beach at North Myrtle SC.
Freda

Myrtle Beach, SC

#32 Dec 17, 2013
It is a fossilized turtle head. I find them all the time.

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