Browse Items (43 total)

  • Collection: Historic Bethabara Park Archaeology Collection

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Brown ware pipe with a large section of the bowl broken and missing. The pipe body is made of white clay and is covered with a manganese lead glaze, producing a dark brown, slightly speckled, glossy finish.

This is one of Gottfried Aust's smooth,…

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Unglazed pipe made of buff and red clay. This pipe was found in four pieces and glued back together by the archaeologists. A small piece on the front edge of the bowl is missing. The upper portion of the bowl’s interior is stained black, which may…

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This fluted anthropomorphic pipe fragment appears to have been fired one time. It appears to have had copper oxide glaze applied, and possibly a brown or clear glaze applied. It appears as if the pipe may have broken prior to the second firing since…

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This unglazed, fluted anthropomorphic pipe is made of reddish-buff colored clay formed in a pipe press, using a brass pipe mold.

The pipe features a fluted body with a human face on the bottom front of the bowl. Unlike the earlier Aust pipes, this…

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This is a round, unglazed, bisque-fired flask or bottle made of reddish-buff, somewhat mottled, clay. This piece was found in fragments and reassembled by the archaeologists. The flask was made in three pieces. First, the two halves of the body were…

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This glazed, fluted anthropomorphic pipe is made of reddish-buff colored clay formed in a pipe press, using a brass pipe mold.

The pipe features a fluted body with a human face on the bottom front of the bowl. Unlike the earlier pipes, this…

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This unglazed, fluted anthropomorphic pipe is made of mottled reddish-buff and white clay formed in a pipe press, using a brass pipe mold.

The pipe features a fluted body with a human face on the bottom front of the bowl. This example has wide…

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This unglazed, fluted anthropomorphic pipe is made of white clay formed in a pipe press, using a brass pipe mold.

The pipe features a fluted body with a human face on the bottom front of the bowl. This example has wide flutes on the bowl and stem.…

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This unglazed, fluted is made of white clay formed in a pipe press, using a brass pipe mold. It features a fluted body with small flourishes between the widely spaced flutes.

This pipe was recovered from the foundation of 31 FS 6, the…

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This is an unglazed, bisque-fired porringer made of reddish-buff clay. This piece was found in fragments and reassembled by the archaeologists. The piece, identified by Stanley South as a “pint cup” was thrown on a potter’s wheel by Gottfried Aust in…