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February 2016

This month, the Rediscovery conservation team focused on iron objects recovered from the cellar excavated in 2015. While several large pieces of armor were found, many […]

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No Gambling on Conservation

After artifacts are removed from the soil by the archaeologist, they go to the lab located on Jamestown Island to be processed and preserved. This is the job of the conservator.

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January 2016

Although James Fort is famous for being the location of the first permanent English settlement in the New World, archaeology has shown that it was familiar […]

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December 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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November 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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October 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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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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August 2015

related images Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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A Tactful Reveal

After artifacts are removed from the soil by the archaeologist, they go to the lab located on Jamestown Island to be processed and preserved. This is the job of the conservator.

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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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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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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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