Colonial period Artifacts

Overview

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.

Colonial Era Artifacts

Beads, Glass
Beads, Turquoise
Ceramics, Hybrid
Ceramics, Olive Jar
Ceramics, Tin Enameled Wares
Church Bells
Coinage
Eyeglasses
Fishhook, Copper
Knives, Iron
Marbles
Miscellaneous Metal
Nails
Padlock, Iron
Pipe, Kaolin
Rings, Copper
Spindle Whorls

Other Resources

Other Online Colonial Resources