Animation of the Week: 17th Century Oyster Shell from Jamestown

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

 

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Today’s animation is a 17th century oyster shell recovered archaeologically by Jamestown Rediscovery.  Oysters were substantially larger prior to historic over exploitation.

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Categories: 17th century, Animation of the day, Gallery, Jamestown Rediscovery, oyster, Zooarchaeology | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

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