“Weeping Eye” Motif- Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, SD

Interesting find from the dig, a pottery sherd with a well defined "weeping eye", a common motif of the Mississippian culture. #digison pic.twitter.com/RPTCePjaAk — Prehistoric Indian (@PrehistoricIndi) June 20, 2017 See More American Artifacts – Facebook – Twitter – Instagram … Continue reading “Weeping Eye” Motif- Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, SD

19th Century Fork- Hermitage Plantation, TN

Happy #museumweek! For Monday's food theme, we highlight a #19thcentury fork equipped with a third resting "tine" recovered the East Cabin at Andrew Jackson's The Hermitage plantation #museumweek #foodmw #antiquecutlery #silverware #museumlife #twotines #ingenuity @7thpresident A post shared by DAACS … Continue reading 19th Century Fork- Hermitage Plantation, TN

Contact Era Iroquoian Pot- Museum of History, Canada

#ArtifactOfTheWeek: Ceramic pot made around 1550 by a St. Lawrence Iroquoian, that would have been used for cooking food #CdnHistory pic.twitter.com/oFNj7kfoL1 — Museum of History (@CanMusHistory) June 11, 2017 Support American Archaeology Follow – Like – ReTweet –  Pin – … Continue reading Contact Era Iroquoian Pot- Museum of History, Canada