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44YO0068_agricultural_implements_hoes_plowshare_shovel.jpg
These iron agricultural tools, including hoes and a shovel, were found at a site in York County on the southern Coastal Plain. Virginia Indians manufactured and used tools made from traditional materials alongside those that they obtained from…

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This iron adze was found at a site in Prince George County on the Coastal Plain. It was a woodworking tool that was hafted to a wooden handle, and was traded to Virginian Indians by colonists. Virginia Indians manufactured and used tools made from…

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This incised bone knife handle was manufactured by Europeans. It was traded to Virginia Indians and eventually was discarded at a site in Roanoke County in the Blue Ridge region. Virginia Indians used trade goods to navigate relationships with…

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These Early Historic period artifacts were found at a site in Westmoreland County on the northern Coastal Plain. They include locally produced Chesapeake Pipe bowls with rouletted animal figure designs, European glazed ceramic sherds, a net sinker,…

44RN0021_glass_seed_beads.jpg
These traded glass “seed” beads come from an Early Historic period site in Roanoke County in the Blue Ridge region of west-central Virginia. Glass beads were introduced by Europeans into Native American exchange systems, which had involved trade in…

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These traded beads come from an Early Historic period site in Roanoke County in the Blue Ridge region of west-central Virginia. They include shell, bone, and glass “seed” beads and a larger bone disk bead. Glass beads were introduced by Europeans…

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These traded glass beads come from an Early Historic period site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. Glass beads were introduced by Europeans into Native American exchange systems, which had involved trade in shell beads since…

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These traded glass beads come from an Early Historic period site in Prince George County on the southern Coastal Plain. Glass beads were introduced by Europeans into Native American exchange systems, which had involved trade in shell beads since…

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These traded glass beads come from an Early Historic period site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. Glass beads were introduced by Europeans into Native American exchange systems, which had involved trade in shell beads since the Late…

44WM0012_local_pipe_bowls_five.jpg
These Chesapeake pipe bowls were found at a site in Westmoreland County on the northern Coastal Plain. Chesapeake pipes have characteristic rouletted decorations that were made by incising the the clay with tools that had rounded pin-like ends. The…
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