Posts Tagged With: anthropomorphic

Animation of the Day: Susquehannock Anthropomorphic Pipe Bowl

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

 

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Today’s animation is an anthropomorphic Susquehannock smoking pipe bowl from the Strickler (36La3) site located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and is within the archaeological collections of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. The pipe bowl represents an individual bending over and has well defined features, including a secondary small hole in the bowl to allow another place for smoke to exit.

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Bonus Animation of the Day: Beaver Effigy from the Sarf Cache Site, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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

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Today’s animation is a scan shown in progress of a replica of a beaver effigy that is normally on display at The State Museum of Pennsylvania (TSMP).  This item is from the Sarf Cache site, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, and was removed to be scanned in the TSMP archaeological collections area.

Abbie Jackson assists with 3D scanning at The State Museum of PA

Abbie Jackson assists with 3D scanning at The State Museum of PA

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Animation of the Day: Susquehannock Zoomorphic Bone Pendant

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

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Today’s animation is a zoomorphic Susquehannock bone pendant in the shape of a bird, likely a goose or loon.  The pendant was recovered from Eschelman site (36La12) site located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and is within the archaeological collections of The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

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Animation of the Day: Susquehannock Bone Hair Comb Fragment

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

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Today’s animation is a fragment of a Susquehannock bone hair comb that was broken during manufacture and then discarded.  The bone comb fragment was recovered from Eschelman site (36La12) site located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and is within the archaeological collections of The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Categories: 17th century, Animation of the day, Gallery, Susquehannock, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, zoomorphic | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Animation of the Day: Susquehannock Bone Hair Comb Fragment

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

527_susq_comb_fragmentToday’s animation is a fragment of a Susquehannock bone hair comb that was broken during manufacture and then discarded.  The bone comb fragment was recovered from Eschelman site (36La12) site located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and is within the archaeological collections of The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Categories: 17th century, Animation of the day, Gallery, Susquehannock, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, zoomorphic | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

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