Theft Notices & Recoveries
American Indian Art

Four artifacts were stolen from the Manchester Historic Association, New Hampshire, during late November to early December 2000. The petroglyph is described as follows: one side has a triangle in the center with four dots around the outside, representing the four winds. There is a small white label affixed below the triangle with the number "1441" handwritten on it. On the reverse side is an image of the sun with rays.

Photograph of the Charmstone Petroglyph, or Charmstone
Native American
Probably Woodland period
circa 500 - 1800
Hornfels, light grey in color
1 11/16" x 1 3/16" x 1/8"

No Image Available


Projectile point
Triangular biface
Chert, brown and orange
2 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1/4

If you have any information regarding this theft, please contact your local FBI Office.