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These items were found during the 2011 Field School at MSU.
The item furthest left is a portion of a test tube of 6 cm in length, and 1 cm in diameter. It is made of colorless glass, and widens slightly at the neck/top.
To the right are four…

These items were found during the 2011 Field School at MSU.
In the top left corner is a glass bottle, possibly used for perfume or oil. The base is 3.5 cm in diameter, the body 7 cm in diameter, and the neck 1.5 cm in diameter. The glass is…

This item was found during the 2010 Field School at MSU. It is an ink well produced by Harrison's Columbian Ink Company. The bottle has 8 sides, a rolled finish on the lip, and a pontil scar made by the blowpipe on the bottom. The Harrison's…

Quote: "The North part of the Greenhouse is glazed, 10 painters are at work. About 20 painters are at work on the College Grounds." -The Eagle.

Quote: "I worked three hours in the garden picking up brick. I love Prof. Beal, for he is so good and kind, and does not make me work very hard." -Albert Crane

Quote: "This afternoon I helped Beebe draw brick. As this was my first experience in handling brick I did not make it go very well. Got one of my fingers pretty badly jammed." -Edward Granger.

These items were found during the 2011 field school at MSU. There is a cut nail (top) two wire nails (middle) and part of a screw (bottom.) The cut nail dates to the 1800's, and into the early 20th century, and the wire nails date to the 1880's, and…

These artifacts were found during the 2011 Field School at MSU. They include one full brick and other various brick pieces. They all have varying types of paint glaze that was cosmetically added. The largest artifact is about 30 cm long, 12 cm wide,…

These items were found during the 2011 Field School at MSU. They are 7 shards of window glass. The window glass is colorless with flaws. They are from 3 to 8 cm long.

This item was found during the 2011 field school at MSU. It is a portion of a ceramic. The paste is fine grained, hard, and porous. The glaze is a clear glaze, no specific idea of the makeup of the glaze. There is no decoration. It is about 8-9 cm…