In which goats frolic, pipes masquerade as baskets and camels do whatever it is that camels do.

Glass lamp
Glass lamp

Taking a break from our recent musings on society, smells and legacies, this week's post features another selection of artefacts from the archives. All of these were found on the same site in Christchurch's central business district over the last few weeks. Enjoy!

Plate with ... pattern
Plate with ... pattern
Marble
Marble
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DSC_4705ed1
Goats!
Goats!
And camels!
And camels!
Some patterned pipe bowls, including two with a 'basket weave' motif.
Some patterned pipe bowls, including two with a 'basket weave' motif.
A ceramic egg. Eggs like this were used to encourage hens to lay in the nest, rather than elsewhere. Image: J. Garland.
A ceramic egg. Eggs like this were used to encourage hens to lay in the nest, rather than elsewhere. Image: J. Garland.
A small porcelain figurine, tragically missing it's head. Image: J. Garland.
A small porcelain figurine, tragically missing it's head. Image: J. Garland.