Looking It Up!

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References are incredibly important and we use a lot of them. Here is a list of some of our favorites. We may add a few in the future. The pictures in the slide show above are examples of artifacts about which we could use a reference to discover more.

Artifacts and Information

Ceramics:

Glass:

Lithic:

Metal

  • Musket Ball and Small Shot Identification: A Guide by Daniel M Sivilich (book)


Faunal

Prehistoric:

  • First People: The Early Indians of Virginia by Keith Egloff and Deborah Woodard (book)

 Historic:

Virginia Department of Historic Resources:

The VDHR Home Page http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/arch_DHR/archaeo_index.htm

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About cartarchaeology

We are the County Archaeological Research Team, part of the Archaeology and Collections Branch, Resource Management Division, Fairfax County Park Authority. We are tasked with understanding and managing the cultural resources on Park land throughout Fairfax County.
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