Browse Items (43 total)

  • Collection: Historic Bethabara Park Archaeology Collection

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This jug was recovered from the Krause-Butner Potter site by archaeologist Jacqueline R. Fehon. It is made of red clay, and covered with white slip on the interior and exterior. It has been bisque fired, and likely broke before it could be glazed. …

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This cup, classified as a teacup by archaeologist Jacqueline Fehon, was recovered from the Krause-Butner Potter site. It is made of white, or kaolin clay, with slight redish mottling and was thrown on a potter’s wheel. The body is quite delicate as…

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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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In 1773, William Ellis arrived in Bethabara and offered to teach Gottfried Aust how to make English Staffordshire-style earthenware in exchange for clothing and lodging. Ellis had been the superintendent of John Bartlam’s China Manufactory and…

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In 1773, William Ellis arrived in Bethabara and offered to teach Gottfried Aust how to make English Staffordshire-style earthenware in exchange for clothing and lodging. Ellis had been the superintendent of John Bartlam’s China Manufactory and…

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This reconstructed, delicate redware mug is decorated in a tortoise shell glaze. The red clay body was coated in white slip and fired. After firing, a mix of copper oxide, manganese, and clear glaze was applied to produce the polychromatic tortoise…

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This reconstructed, delicate redware beaker is decorated in a tortoise shell glaze. The red clay body was coated in white slip and fired. After firing, a mix of copper oxide, manganese, and clear glaze was applied to produce the polychromatic…

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This reconstructed, delicate redware bowl is decorated in a tortoise shell glaze. The red clay body was coated in white slip and fired. After firing, a mix of copper oxide, manganese, and clear glaze was applied to produce the polychromatic tortoise…

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This redware porringer is coated on the inside and out in white slip. The piece was thrown on a potter’s wheel. The rim is slightly flared, and two incised lines decorate the exterior and mark the upper handle attachment point. The body Because it…

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This redware lid is reconstructed from eight pieces recovered from the basement of the 1759 Gunsmith Shop/1786-1789 Christ Residence/1789 Krause Residence. It was thrown on a potter’s wheel, has an incised line around edge, with round knob/finial,…