Detail View: UMass 19th Century Roxbury Family Collection:

ID number: 
9.13
Site name: 
Roxbury
Complex title: 
DCR Parcel 8
Site date: 
18th-20th century
Modern location: 
Roxbury, Massachusetts
UMAS Project Number: 
UM 734
Artifact name: 
3 glass marbles (Is the brown one glass or brown quartz like other one?)
Artifact form: 
marble (game piece)
Artifact classification: 
toy (recreational artifact)
Artifact description: 
3 glass marbles, one blue/white spiral, one brown speckled, one transparent with blue swirl inside
Image view description: 
Marbles from above, one pontil showing
Artifact condition: 
Transparent marble slightly chipped, otherwise good condition
Artifact inscription: 
None
Artifact material: 
Glass
Artifact date: 
19th-20th century
Artifact date type: 
creation date
Artifact Terminus Ante Quem: 
1896
Artifact notes: 
Date depends on country of manufacture. If these marbles were made in the US, they were likely made after 1896
Artifact repository: 
UMass Archaeological Services Artifact Inventory
Image creator: 
Eve Loftus
Image creation date: 
2017-03
Filename: 
UMAR_00044.tif
Accession number: 
UMAR_00044
Rights: 
All rights reserved