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The Archaeology of Rich Neck Plantation (44WB52): Description of the Features (2003)

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In 1988, two boys found several artifacts while playing on a road construction site that was part of a new housing development. Accompanied by their parents, the boys brought their finds into Colonial Williamsburg’s archaeology laboratory to see if the fragments were important. The curators at the lab are frequently called on to identify recently unearthed objects, most of which turn out to be modern castoffs. Once in a great while, however, someone comes in with an artifact that is an...


Artifact Distribution Maps from Rich Neck (2004)

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Artifact distribution maps produced for the Comparative Archaeological Study of Colonial Chesapeake Culture project


Artifact Images from Rich Neck (2004)

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Artifact images produced for the Comparative Archaeological Study of Colonial Chesapeake Culture project


Interim Report: The Archaeology of Rich Neck Plantation (1999)

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This manuscript is presented as an interim report on the archaeological investigation of Rich Neck Plantation (state site 44WB52), in Williamsburg, Virginia. Chapter 1 provides a project background and a brief physical description, including the environs of the site and a list of those responsible for the excavation. Chapter 2 recounts the history of the property. Chapter 3 describes the excavation strategy and summarizes the results from 1993 through 1998. Chapters 4 and 5 present...


Midden Analysis Charts from Rich Neck (2004)

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Midden analysis charts produced for the Comparative Archaeological Study of Colonial Chesapeake Culture project


Rich Neck (44WB52)

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Rich Neck was one of the founding plantations of Middle Plantation, the Lower Peninsula community that preceded Williamsburg. Rich Neck’s architectural sophistication and elaborate layout set it apart from nearly all of its colonial neighbors. Started in 1636 by Richard Kemp, the Secretary of the Colony, the plantation grew to over 4,000 acres in size by the middle of the seventeenth century. Richard Kemp and his wife Elizabeth built two structures executed entirely in brick, a rarity in 1640s...


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Buckles (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, buckles


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Buttons (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, buttons


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Fireplace Tiles (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, fireplace tiles


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Horse Furniture (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, horse furniture


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Porcelain (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, porcelain


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Rhenish Blue and Gray Stoneware (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, Rhenish blue and gray stoneware


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Straight Pins (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, straight pins


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Terra Cotta Pipes (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, terra cotta pipes


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Tin-Glazed Earthenware (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, tin-glazed earthenware


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, White Clay Tobacco Pipes (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, white clay tobacco pipes


Rich Neck (44WB52): Artifact Distributions, Window Leads (2004)

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Artifact distribution map, window leads


Rich Neck (44WB52): Bellarmine Jug (2004)

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Representative artifacts: Bellarmine jug


Rich Neck (44WB52): Decorated Floor Tiles (2004)

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Representative artifacts: Decorated floor tiles


Rich Neck (44WB52): Delft Tiles (2004)

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Representative artifacts: Delft tiles from dwelling


Rich Neck (44WB52): General Site Map (2004)

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General site map


Rich Neck (44WB52): Midden Analysis, Artifact Classes (2004)

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Midden analysis chart: Artifact classes


Rich Neck (44WB52): Midden Analysis, Ceramic Typology (2004)

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Midden analysis chart: Ceramic typology


Rich Neck (44WB52): Midden Analysis, Ceramic Typology (2004)

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Midden analysis chart: Ceramic typology


Rich Neck (44WB52): Midden Analysis, White Clay and Terra Cotta Pipes (2004)

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Midden analysis chart: White clay and terra cotta pipes

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