Foodways

  • Faunal Material & Feasting

    Known to archaeologists as “faunal” material, animal remains (bone and shell) is one of the most informative artifact types found at Jamestown. For the past two […]

    • Date

       November 2, 2017

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Bone, Foodways

  • Bone Knife

    The archaeological collections of Jamestown Rediscovery include 301 table knives—either the handles or the blades, or a combination of both. This is not surprising because at […]

    • Date

       March 29, 2018

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Bone, Foodways

  • 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 […]