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Hanging Out with Uncle Tommy: Decorated Ceramics from the Gunson Assemblage

Hanging Out with Uncle Tommy: Decorated Ceramics from the Gunson Assemblage

During this semester, I have been working through some of the decorated ceramics that were found in the Gunson assemblage (Find more information about the excavation here). Working toward the goal of generating a better picture of what types of vessels were found and the…

From China to Historic MSU: A Not-so-Short History of Porcelain Part 2

From China to Historic MSU: A Not-so-Short History of Porcelain Part 2

In Part 1, I introduced how porcelain is produced and its long history in Asia and Europe.  Today, after centuries of history, porcelain finally comes to the Americas (what a surprise!).  Porcelain first came to the Americas not long after it made its appearance in…