• NCR Regional Archeology Program

    NCR Regional Archeology Program

    WashingtonD.C.

Clues to African-American Life at
Manassas National Battlefield Park

African-American Colonoware

Colonoware bowl

Colonoware bowl.

Colonoware sherds

Colonoware vessel sherds.


Fragments of hand-made, unglazed earthenware bowls found at excavated antebellum sites are believed to have been made by slave artisans.

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