• Candlestick Stem

    Once the sun had set at Jamestown, artificial light would be needed to see. Most of the men probably had to rely on light from the […]

  • Drug Jars

    The design on these jars contains centuries of culture carried on the hot winds of the spice route through Asia and the Middle East. Such jars […]

  • Shaving Equipment

    The fashion for facial hair during Jamestown’s founding was a trimmed mustache and closely shaven beard, sometimes forming a point at the chin. Few men shaved […]

  • Portuguese Coarseware Mug

    This object is a Portuguese coarseware globular mug or cup (púcaro). It has been mended from fragments found across James Fort, including a piece that was […]