Uncovering Home: A Visual Essay on Jamestown Archaeology

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What’s new on Jamestown Island? Archaeologists from the Jamestown Rediscovery project at Historic Jamestowne are uncovering James Fort’s oldest artifacts, and creating a revised picture of life in the first permanent English settlement in America! This limited security exhibition is perfect for schools, libraries, and art centers.

The exhibition’s 12 panels paint a vivid picture of the struggles of the early colonists, while illustrating critical processes of historical archaeology. Research, images, text, and support materials are being developed with the guidance of Tonia Deetz Rock, Statewide Educational Coordinator for the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA).

Are you looking for ways to generate enthusiasm for SOL-related Virginia history, science, and math? Book this exhibition!

LIMITED Security
Loan Period: 4 to 6 Weeks
Fee: Free

Code Number: GA-99
Panels Size: 22″ x 30″
Running Feet: 26′
Boxed Weight: 130 lbs.

Programming Recommendations
To supplement the exhibition, we recommend the following related resources available through the Statewide Program. For more information or to schedule a speaker, workshop or media resource, call 804.204.2681or email edpartner@vmfa.museum.

Media Resources
Life After Île Ste-Croix

An Englishman’s Home #s: 1. Arundel Castle; 2. Goodwood House; 4. Wilton
The Real Story of Jamestown
The Royal Collection #s: 1. The Collectors; 2. The Kingdom of Nature; 3. Private View; 4. Sword and Scepter; 5. The Genius of Italy; 6. The Regal Image
Sister Wendy’s Story of Painting #3 Baroque to Romanticism

English Architecture
Life in Tudor Times