David Parris of the New Jersey State Museum examined the artifact found by Audrey Stanick in Seaside Heights and determined it was about 10,000 years old. (Photo: Courtesy of the New Jersey State Museum)

David Parris of the New Jersey State Museum examined the artifact found by Audrey Stanick in Seaside Heights and determined it was about 10,000 years old. (Photo: Courtesy of the New Jersey State Museum)