Artifacts from Occupation 1 (Contact-1654), Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY

Summary

Photos of selected artifacts collected from Occupation 1 contexts at the Brickmaker's House in the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY.

Cite this Record

Artifacts from Occupation 1 (Contact-1654), Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY. Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.. 2001 ( tDAR id: 381427) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8TT4QNN

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1609 to 1654

Spatial Coverage

min long: -73.764; min lat: 42.631 ; max long: -73.739; max lat: 42.672 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.

Record Identifiers

New York State Museum Accession Number(s): A2003.23

Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc. Project Number(s): 1997

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Unique Site Number(s): 00

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Project Review Number(s): 00PR02006

Notes

General Note: Examples of Occupation 1 (Contact to c.1654) artifacts recovered from the Brickmaker’s House at the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site, Albany, NY. Trinomial numbers (####.##.###) refer to HAA collection number, context number, and item number. Full artifact inventory provided in pdf report and Access database, both available in this project. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 1: 1055.97.13; a carved bone cane handle. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 2: 1055.135.14; a clay bear effigy pipe fragment, similar to examples found at Contact period Iroquois sites (c.1615–1630). Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 3: 1055.135.15; bone louse comb (right) and example from Fort Albany, Ontario, Canada (c. early 17th-c., Kenyon 1986:125). Photograph from Kenyon, Walter A. 1986. The History of James Bay, 1610–1686. Archaeology Monograph 10. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 4: 1055.193.22; lead fishing weight (top left and right) recovered from the site and a contemporary example (bottom) from Fort Albany, Ontario, Canada (c. early 17th-c., Kenyon 1986:119). Photograph from Kenyon, Walter A. 1986. The History of James Bay, 1610–1686. Archaeology Monograph 10. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 5: Examples of glass trade beads recovered at the site. 1 and 2: 0155.116.21; 3 and 4: 1055.98.31; 5 and 6: 1055.80.2; 7 and 8: 1055.199.1; 9 and 10: 1055.194.6; 11 and 12: 1055.193.2; 13: 1055.123.11; 14: 1055.108.11; 15: 1055.80.1; 16: 1055.137.2; 17: 1055.137.5; 18: 1055.137.3; 19: 1055.137.4. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 6: Examples of ceramics recovered from Occupation 1 of the site. From left: “Dutch” whiteware (1055.184.3); lead-glazed redware (1055.2.2); hand-painted Dutch faience (1055.60.2); and tin-glazed earthenware (1055.187.2). Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 7: 1055.136.18 and 1055.141.10; green-glazed clay pipe stems similar to a Walter Raleigh pipe, or “Jonah” pipe, found rarely in New York State on other Contact period trading sites. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 8: Examples of stone, stoneware, and redware marbles recovered from the site. Top row from left: 1055.29.6; 1055.199.13; 1055.25.12; and 1055.185.11. Bottom row from left: 1055.22.7; 1055.195.1; 1055.186.2; and 1055.116.17. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 9: 1055.8.24 (left) and 1055.115.12; copper-alloy thimbles. Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 10: Examples of pipe stems and bowls recovered from Occupation 1 at the site. 1 and 2: 1055.998.4; 3: 1055.57.7; 4: 1055.310.1; 5 and 6: 1055.57.10; 7: 1055.310.1; 8: 1055.60.14; 9: 1055.60.9; 10: 1055.60.13; 11: 1055.8.8; 12: 1055.65.1; 13: 1055.60.8; 14: 1055.35.2; 15: 1055.60.7; 16: 1055.208.8; 17: 1055.53.15; 18: 1055.208.9 Qbush Occupation 1 Artifacts 11: Brass tinkler cones and glass beads, which were probably strung on a necklace.

Source Collections

New York State Museum

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