• Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Tools Do Archaeologists Use?

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. Introduction After digging deeper into what archaeology is last month, you…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Chinese Dinnerware

    Archaeologists recovered these Chinese condiment dishes and soup spoon from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). The site included two Chinese laundries and a drying yard. In addition to the…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Is Archaeology?

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. What is Archaeology? Archaeology is the study of human history, prehistory,…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Teacup

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese teacup from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). While they worked and lived in traditional American fashion, each immigrant group maintained ties to their own community.…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Chinese Rice Bowl

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese rice bowl from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). In Chinese culture, the crane is venerated as the prince of all feathered creatures and thus has…