Artifacts Excavated at Jamestown
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Seventeenth-century artifacts
Medium: Archaeological artifacts
Publisher: Preservation Virginia

Artifacts Excavated at Jamestown

This modern photograph shows an assortment of artifacts excavated during archaeological digs in and around the original 1607 James Fort in Jamestown. Items include (clockwise from far left) a triangular clay crucible used to test for gold, a delftware apothecary jar, a ceramic candlestick, the neck of an earthenware flask, a fragment from a Bartmann jug with its signature decorative detail of a bearded man, a fishhook, a copper-alloy token, lead shot, a cloth seal, and a copper scrap.