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Jeremy's vessel turns out to be ironstone and not whiteware. #historicceramics 
#historicalarchaeology  #ohioarchaeology 
#archaeology
Yesterday's #artifactoftheday are a partial glass doll face and doll's arm next to a coin for scale.  #ohioarchaeology #historicalarchaeology 
#archaeology
Visitors on site yesterday! UT Knoxville professor Karen Boyd and students from from the college of Education, Health & Human Sciences came to exchange some stories,  perspectives, current research on the role of education in social change, and learn about the fascinating history of the Parker Academy. #education #socialchange #archaeology #publichistory #historicalarchaeology #ohioarchaeology #undergroundrailroad
Labwork with the crew. Today is a review of plain and decorated whitewater shards dating between 1830s and 1860s. #historicceramics #archaeologylab #whiteware #spongeware #shelledge
@nkuedu Dr. Brian Hackett discussing the imperfection of the transfer print decoration process with the crew at the University lab.
#historicceramics #archaeologylab
@nkuedu Dr. Brian Hackett discussing the imperfection of the transfer print decoration process with the crew at the University lab. #historicceramics  #archaeologylab 
Crew is in the @nkuedu lab today, learning about transferprint #ceramics 
#historicceramics #archaeologylab
History meeting archaeology -@nkuedu Dr. Brian Hackett takes time with the field crew to impart necessary historical info about the Parker Academy, the Parker family, and their relevance in the 19th C. antislavery movement along the Ohio river corridor, and the Underground Railroad.
#undergroundrailroad #ohioarchaeology #ohiohistory #antislavery #historicalarchaeology #publichistory
How many of us actually have their own kneepads in their dig kit?! (Note to self: pick up a pair!)
#digkit  #archaeologytools #excavation  #ohioarchaeology
How many crew personnel can you fit into one candid shot? #archaeology
How many crew personnel can you fit into one candid shot? #archaeology 
Ah, shovel tests! If it's not the large roots, then it's the large rocks, or the saturated clay, or in the inability to find sterile soil several feet down, or...
#archaeology
Ah, shovel tests! If it's not the large roots, then it's the large rocks, or the saturated clay, or in the inability to find sterile soil several feet down, or... #archaeology 
It could be worse. At least the crew always have the cover of shady trees to excavate under, during hot sunny days. #ohioarchaeology
It could be worse. At least the crew always have the cover of shady trees to excavate under, during hot sunny days. #ohioarchaeology 
This would have been the view from the fields, seeing the back of the school house and men's dormitory. We're running test units and shovel tests concurrently. #ohioarchaeology  #archaeology
This would have been the view from the fields, seeing the back of the school house and men's dormitory. We're running test units and shovel tests concurrently. #ohioarchaeology  #archaeology 
Working slowly to see what's below this portion of the men's dormitory foundation. #historicalarchaeology #archaeology #ohioarchaeology
Amanda and Joe staying in good spirits while sitting through thick clay-laden loam. #ohioarchaeology  #archaeology
A happy Derek has just finished up a shovel test but he's not ready for us to see it. #shoveltest  #archaeology #ohioarchaeology