5,000 artifacts unearthed beneath New York street
Published on December 7th, 2011 | by Admin0
The range of bottles, goblets, gravy boats and dinner plates — including some imported Chinese porcelain — suggests that the home there belonged to a wealthy family with access to a wide variety of goods and foods, said Alyssa Loorya, the archaeologist who excavated the artifacts.
“It really creates a picture of what the historic area was, what life was like,” she said.
Story: Julie Shapiro, DNAinfo | Photo: Chrysalis Archaelogy