Bone

  • Dice

    More than 60 gaming dice have been found in the excavations of James Fort. Most are made of bone, but some are ivory or lead. The […]

  • Gaming Pieces

    These bone gaming pieces are almost certainly chess pieces. They have been found throughout the James Fort site in several rubbish pits. These particular pieces would […]

  • Bone Needles

    Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have found nearly 200 iron sewing needles from England that colonists would have used to mend clothes, tents, or even sails. Scattered amongst […]