Cultural origin: Zaire Place of origin: Zaire Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Zaire Object age: Recent, ethnographic years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History Object details: This animation is an antelope bone that has been carved to resemble a human face with eyes, a nose, and mouth. This particular bone… Read More
Cultural origin: Empire of Japan Place of origin: Japan Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Japan Object age: 1944-1945 years old Currently resides in the Virginia War Memorial, Richmond, VA Object details: This animation is of a porcelain hand grenade, also known as a Type-4 grenade, from Japan dating back to World War II, specifically… Read More
Cultural origin: Aztec Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Mexico Object age: 13th-16th century years old Currently resides in the Virignia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA Object details: This animation is of a dog figurine made of clay from Mexico dating back to the Aztec civilization. This artifact in particular… Read More
Cultural origin: Homo erectus Place of origin: South Africa Archaeological site: Farmer’s Field Town/City: Unknown Country: South Africa Object age: 1.6 mya – 2 kya years old Currently resides with Dr. Amy Verrelli, Virginia Commonwealth University Object details: This animation is of a stone Acheulean hand axe. Engineered by Homo erectus 1.6 million years ago, the… Read More
Cultural origin: Aztec Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Country: Mexico Object age: Unknown years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, Virginia Object details: This 3D printed Artifact is a replica of an Aztecan Figurine Head. Figurines in the Aztec culture represented an assortment of things and had… Read More
Cultural origin: Roman Place of origin: Italy Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Country: Italy Object age: Unknown years old Currently resides in the With Dr. Bernard Means at Virginia COmmonwelath University Object details: This 3D Replica artifact is a fragment of Roman Plaster that is more than likely broken off of an interior design embroidering. Stucco… Read More
Cultural origin: Moche Place of origin: Peru Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Country: Peru Object age: Unknown years old Currently resides in the in The Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, Virginia Object details: This particular artifact personifies Peruvian, Moche art to the tea. This partially nude figurine of a female in their culture follows almost… Read More
Cultural origin: Created in Richmond by now VCU alumnae Beth Reid Place of origin: United States of America Archaeological site: Town/City: Richmond, Virginia Country: USA Object age: 3 years old based on ca. 30,000 year old figurine years old Currently resides in the Cyberspace Object details: This object was created as part of an art… Read More
Cultural origin: Aztec Empire Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Country: Mexico Object age: Unknown years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History Object details: This Aztec Figurine Head depicts a man with texture along his face that may represent tattoos instead of colors, but also has details to make… Read More
Cultural origin: Nazi Germany Place of origin: Germany Archaeological site: Town/City: London Country: England Object age: 70 Years years old Currently resides in the Virginia War Memorial Object details: This time bomb fragment that was found in London, England is a WWII era explosive fragment, more than likely used during “The Blitz” or the bombing… Read More
Cultural origin: Nazi Germany Place of origin: Germany Archaeological site: Town/City: Normandy Beach Country: France Object age: 70 Years years old Currently resides in the Virgina War Memorial Object details: This barbed wire is from the invasion of Normandy, or D-Day in 1944. It was used by the Germans as a line of defense from… Read More
Cultural origin: Shunga/Kushan Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Jhusi Town/City: Allahabad, Uttar Predesh Country: India Object age: 200BC-200AD years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University Department of Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology Object details: The Figurine of Goddess Kuldevi is a terracotta object of a woman sitting adorned with large round earrings… Read More
Cultural origin: Unknown Place of origin: Costa Rica Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Costa Rica Object age: 1000 A.D. years old Currently resides in the Carnegie Natural History Museum Object details: This clay figurine of a woman sitting with her arms akimbo is apart of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Costa Rican study… Read More
Cultural origin: Unknown Place of origin: Costa Rica Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Costa Rica Object age: 1000 AD years old Currently resides in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Object details: This rotund, clay bird figurine is apart of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Costa Rican study collection. The collection, produced by… Read More
Cultural origin: Unknown Place of origin: Costa Rica Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Costa Rica Object age: 1000 A.D. years old Currently resides in the Carnegie Natural History Museum Object details: This delicately-shaped giant armadillo ocarina made of clay is apart of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Costa Rican study collection. The collection,… Read More