Dig Updates 2015

Rainbow over fort site

December 2015

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Archaeologist standing in an excavated cellar

November 2015

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Pipe stem fragment

October 2015

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Archaeologists noting measurements of church reconstruction

September 2015

Building on this spring’s construction of a mud and stud outline for the 1608 church, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists made a cedar railing in September to mark […]

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Archaeologist excavating artifacts

August 2015

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Archaeologist recording with a transit while a group analyzes features in the background

July 2015

In 23 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has found the lost James Fort and the lost 1608 church within the fort, and now the […]

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Archaeologist standing on a balk between two excavation units

June 2015

In 22 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has excavated several James Fort wells that held hundreds of thousands of artifacts. Evidence at the current […]

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Archaeologist video recording excavations while others trowel nearby

May 2015

The story of books from early Jamestown may have a new chapter. Twenty years of excavations at the James Fort site have yielded more than 100 […]

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Men tip a wheelbarrow of dirt next to posts of a low wall

April 2015

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have created a new way to mark the site of the 1608 church where Pocahontas and English tobacco grower John Rolfe were married. […]

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Two views of a dagger before and after conservation

March 2015

The footprint of the original James Fort is a military site, so 21 years of archaeology has uncovered a lot of iron tools, armor, and weapons. […]

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Conservator looking through a microscope

February 2015

Working in the archaeological lab this winter, assistant conservator Katy Corneli has spent some of her time conserving small copper-alloy artifacts. Much of the work is […]

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Small copper alloy latch

January 2015

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