Colonial period Artifacts

Most artifacts of Colonial period Guatemala are not “Spanish” or “indigenous” as they involve some degree of entanglement.  Some are more Spanish-style, others are more indigenous-style, and still others are in between.

Beads, Glass

Beads, Turquoise

Ceramics, Hybrid

Ceramics, Olive Jar

Ceramics, Tin Enameled Wares

Coinage

Eyeglasses

Fishhook, Copper

Knives, Iron

Marbles

Miscellaneous Metal

Nails

Padlock, Iron

Pipe, Kaolin

Rings, Copper

Spindle Whorls

 

Other Online Colonial Resources