Browse Items (43 total)

  • Collection: Historic Bethabara Park Archaeology Collection

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This unglazed candlestick is made of mottled buff, red, and dark gray clay. This piece was thrown on a potter’s wheel. Once the basic shape was established, a sharp tool was then used to cut the facets, and to carve out the cup for the candle.…

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This very unique pottery shard is marked with a stamp, “JOHN & JOS. BUTNER.” It is the base of an unknown redware object. The exterior is unglazed, while the interior has the remains of dark brown glaze.

John Butner took over the Bethabara…

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This is an unglazed, bisque-fired chamber pot is made of reddish-buff clay. This piece was found in fragments and reassembled by the archaeologists. The piece was thrown on a potter’s wheel by Gottfried Aust in Bethabara. It features a small foot,…

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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…

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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 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 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 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 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 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…