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  • Object: Yoke

    Oct 04, 2018

    I-0060yy Yoke Norway Materials: Wood Man carrying water using a yoke. Image by Paul Hamilton, via Wikimedia Commons. This object is an ox yoke made out of wood. A yoke is a wooden beam used to help carry or pull [...]

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  • Object: Malakoff Head Reproductions

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0009 a-c Malakoff Head (reproductions) American 1929-1939 Materials: Plaster These objects are three cast plaster replicas of stone carvings found in Malakoff, Texas in the Depression Era. Each object was found in a deep gravel pit by quarry workers and [...]

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  • Object: Clothing

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0226 c, e, & g Clothing Trique San Andres Chicahuaxtla, Oaxaca, Mexico 20th Century Materials: Cloth These three objects are clothing items from the Trique tribe of Oaxaca, Mexico. The first object is a belt called a soyate, the second [...]

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  • Object: Rock Painting

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0603a Rock Painting (reproduction) Texan Indian 3,000-1,000 B.C. Materials: Stone, Paint This object is a reproduction of a rock painting found at Bonfire Shelter near Langtry, Texas. There is evidence of human presence at the site as far back as 12,000 [...]

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  • Object: Marbles

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0295h Marbles American (likely) Unknown date, likely 20th century Materials: Glass Marbles are one of the oldest games. It’s a game that has taken on various names and rules across the globe, but one thing remained the same, their shape [...]

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  • Object: Coprolite

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0332f Coprolite Native American Hinds Cave, Texas 4000 BC – 200 AD Materials: Fossilized feces Photo via: Eleazar Hernández, UTSA Sombrilla Archaeologists study ancient and recent human history through material remains that are left behind. These materials could be from [...]

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  • Object: Raincoat

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0035a Palm Raincoat Japanese Date: Early 20th century Materials: Palm Straw Photo Via: Tactical and Technical Trends, No. 14, Dec. 17, 1942. LoneSentry.com This object is a Japanese raincoat outfit that was typically used by Japanese farmers and fisherman to [...]

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