Jamestown artifacts

A treasure trove of unusual artifacts found in Jamestown could alter perceptions of the Virginia colony’s place in U.S. history, archaeologists announced on Tuesday.

Tiny tobacco seeds, a loaded pistol, and an imposing ceremonial spear are among the discoveries excavated since 2005 from a 17th-century well in the colony, which celebrates its 400th anniversary this year.

Read the rest at National Geographic.

Btw, did you know that a tobacco seed is the size of a period at the end of a sentence? And I don’t think they mean those big circles girls in their tweens use.