Saturday, July 11, 2009

New York Archaeology News - Summer 2009

Base of English delft punch bowl
inscribed ‘Come Sam Drink a
Bout’, excavated in 2008

The latest edition, Volume 5, Issue 2, of the NYSAA newsletter is available, and chock full of great information!

The lead article is "The French Village at Crown Point: Where Was It?" By Paul Huey, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Bureau of Historic Sites. ( see above image from the article.)

There is also an article about one of our SRAC members, Dolores Elliot and her Iroquois Beadwork exhibit: Sewing the Seeds: 200 Years of Iroquois Glass Beadwork. It is an exhibit of beadwork that is open until October 4th at the Rockwell Museum of Western Art in Corning, New York. It features over 300 pieces of amazing pincushions, picture frames, purses, and clothing created by talented Haudenosaunee bead artists over a span of two centuries! Make sure to get up to Corning soon to see this wonderful exhibit!

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