|Object ID #||1956.015.022|
|Title||First Nations-made Sherd|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown, likely the Owen Sound area?|
Clay sherd. Its rim area has diagonal scoring , then a row of diagonal scoring underneath that goes in the other direction. There are four rows of interrupted horizontal marks, then a row of punctation marks (about 14 of them), some threading, then a row of punctation.
Aubrey Holmes told museum staff that this was collected in 1879 by his father, George Holmes, from near graves at Newash (the Brookeholm or Brooke area of Owen Sound), Grey County.
In a 1992 telephone conversation with Joan Hyslop, Melba Morris Croft, who conversed with Aubrey Holmes, said that he had told her that the graves were located at the intersection of 23rd St. and 3rd Avenue West, Owen Sound (Brooke area). Archaeologist Bill Fitzgerald wonders if they were found at the Mary Miller Park site?
Last belonged to Aubrey Holmes of Owen Sound.
|Collection||First Nations, Archaeological Collection|
|Dimensions||W-10 L-11.5 cm|
|Found||Brookholme, Owen Sound and Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County|