Cultural origin: United States of America Place of origin: United States of America Archaeological site: James Madison’s Montpelier Town/City: Orange County, Virginia Country: United States of America Object age: 19th Century years old Currently resides in the James Madison’s Montpelier Object details:This animation is a fragmented tooth brush handle that was archaeologically recovered from James Madison’s… Read More
Cultural origin: United States of America Place of origin: United States of America Archaeological site: James Madison’s Montpelier Town/City: Orange County, Virginia Country: United States of America Object age: 19th Century Currently resides in the James Madison’s Montpelier Object details:This animation is of an iron jaw harp that was recovered by the archaeological team at James… 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: 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: 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: 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
Cultural origin: Aztec Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Town/City: Country: Mexico Object age: 16th century years old Currently resides in the Object details: Jaguars played an important role in Aztec culture. As the largest of the American cats, they were the most significant animal hunted by pre-Columbian peoples. Jaguars are no longer than a… Read More
Cultural origin: Aztec Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Town/City: Country: Mexico Object age: 16th century years old Currently resides in the Object details: Ducks were significant to Aztec culture in a few different ways. First, many ducks were domesticated. These ducks were widely used for food and feathers during the Aztec period. Feathers were… Read More
Cultural origin: Aztec Place of origin: Mexico Archaeological site: Town/City: Country: Mexico Object age: 16th century years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History Object details: Sellos, referred to as stamps, were used in Aztec culture in various ways. The most common way in which they were used is thought to be… Read More