Databases

The Artifact/Context Database is a catalog of artifactual information from the sites included in the project. This database was used to generate summary data, and is intended to provide information for future comparative study. This section includes an on-line searching feature that allows you to interrogate the comprehensive artifact database, which contains over 148,000 records from the 34 sites. Part or all of the database can also be downloaded freely for your own use on the Downloads page.

You can also view the data by site.

The Historical Database includes information about the owners and occupants of the various site. This database, like the Artifact/Context database, includes an on-line searching feature that allows you to interrogate the comprehensive database. Part or all of the database can also be downloaded freely for your own use on the Downloads page.

About the Project

A multi-year and multi-institution collaboration aimed at standardizing and synthesizing archaeological data for important sites in the Potomac River Valley during the period 1500-1720.

Technical Data

How we gathered and organized the data, details about the databases, information for those who want to download and work with the data.

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