The Catalogue is a collection of artifact-related posts from professional social media accounts. Slipware is a mid-17th and 18th century dishware known for its use of slip trailing. Clay slip was poured, dipped or marbled over buff earthenware to create contrasting colors, shapes and geometric […]
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Texas Archaeology Research Laboratory recently revised painted pebble chronology, noting a 2000 year gap between the first decorative series (early archaic) and six latter styles (late archaic to late prehistoric).
Institution: Alberta’s Historic Places Province: Alberta Archaeology Object Category: Beads Era: 16th Century Archaeologists at Cluny Fortified Village recovered over 1,450 remnants of beads made from clam species Lampsilis radiata siliquoidea and Lasmigona complanata. The beads were found at various stages of production including unfinished blanks, finished edges with undrilled […]
Institution: Dovetail Cultural Resource Group State: Delaware Archaeology Object Category: Bottle Era: 19th Century Archaeologists reinterpreted ring fragments as a mouth guard for 19th century baby feeding bottles. The ring was attached to long, flexible tubes that drew milk from glass reservoir. The tube essentially […]
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