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"yames Towne" Lead Tag
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
This small lead plaque, reading "Yames Towne," is the equivalent of a modern-day luggage tag. The plaque was probably marking some merchandise that...
Bartmann Jug
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
This jug is of the type known as Bartmann or "bearded man" for the bewhiskered face that adorns the neck. Bartmann jugs are also identified in the...
Breastplate Found At Jamestown
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
Breastplates, protecting the chest area, were integral parts of armor worn from the 15th through the 17th centuries. Because they stylistically...
Memento Mori Gold Ring
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
This early 17th-century gold ring depicts a skull with the initials C L and the Latin legend: Memento Mori or "remember thy death." Bly Straube,...
Ring Belonging to Shakespeare's Friend, William...
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
This ring bears the crest of the Strachey family and was found in the southeastern bulwark of James Fort. William Strachey, Secretary of the Colony...
Silver Skeleton Seal
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
This silver seal bears an intricate scene reminding its owner of the short time he had on Earth. A skeleton holds both an hourglass and an arrow,...
Sixpence With Date Of "1602"
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
Wine Bottle With Seal
Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown, Virginia
In July of 2004 Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne uncovered a brick-lined cellar filled with 300-year-old intact glass wine bottles. One of the...
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