|Buckley-Type found at Colchester|
While the field crew is presenting papers at the Middle Atlantic Archaeology Conference (MAACs), the lab is holding down the fort.
Historic Ceramics: The last post on “Getting to Know the Artifacts” highlighted JefPat’s Diagnostic Artifacts in Maryland. It’s a wealth of information on ceramics such as the Buckley-Type ware.
Another excellent website is Historical Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH). The ceramic types webpage is: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/type_list.asp
|Jackfield-Type found at Colchester|
|Savannah River Point, Quartzite found at Colchester|
Prehistoric Lithics: Many good websites exist that help identify prehistoric projectile points. One such website is Virginia’s own Department of Historic Resources (VDHR). The website describes attributes of both lithic types and projectile points. VDHR’s Native American Comparative Collections: http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/arch_DHR/archaeo_lpc.htm