Association of Professional Archaeologists

Identifying and Dating 19th-20th Century Ceramics and Glass Containers

  • 04 May 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • DNA C233, DNA Building, Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough ON K9L 0G2
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This workshop provides an overview of the technological and stylistic attributes that are useful in identifying the time period and function of ceramics and of glass containers.  We'll consider how characteristics related to manufacturing techniques changed rapidly in the 19th century and early 20th century as manufacturers switched from hand production to industrial and mechanized processes.  Using numerous hands-on examples, we focus on identifying the changes that are most useful for dating artifacts to the early, middle, and late 19th century, as well as distinguishing them from 20th century material.

Presented byDr. Marit Munson, Department of Anthropology, Trent University

For: APA members, capacity of 15 attendees

Cost: $30 ~ Lunch will be provided and is included in the cost of the workshop. 

Registration Deadline: Fri April 20, 2018

Directions and parking info will be circulated to registrants closer to May 4th.



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