The People

  • Surgically-marked Skull Fragment

    This fragment from the back of a human skull was not found with a body in a formal grave. Archaeologists discovered it with the colonists’ trash […]

  • A Captain’s Staff

    The discolored-soil outline of a burial shaft aligned with James Fort’s west wall and beneath a shallow trashpit revealed what could be the forgotten grave of […]

    • Date

       January 31, 2015

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Iron, The People

  • The First Casualty

    In the summer of 2004 a burial was excavated just inside James Fort’s western palisade wall. This burial was the northernmost of more than 30 burials […]

    • Date

       January 31, 2015

    • Task

       Study Collection

    • Category

       Bone, The People