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Popham Colony Artifacts

Roves, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Roves, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

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Maine State Museum

Roves were metal pieces used like washers. They were used in shipbuilding and together with the caulking iron are reminders of the success of the Popham Colony in construction of the pinnace, Virginia.

They were commonly found in the central part of the Popham Colony's storehouse.


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