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How to Navigate

This Webcomic has a few simple features. The main controls you will use are located at the lower right of each panel. Use the back and next buttons (i.e., arrows) to access each page in order.

Links in the bottom left corner provide access to a variety of supplementary materials that add background detail to the story. See below if you have issues viewing or using the links. The types of materials you will see are:

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How to Access Supplemental Materials

Click any topic (listed in order of appearance in the story) to view and/or print the article, activity, image, Web site, definition, or role, either in HTML or PDF format.

Note: For a printable version, select the PDF file.

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2 Background of the Tidewater Chesapeake Area Background of the Tidewater Chesapeake Area
3 Images of Trade & Belly Pipes Images of Trade & Belly Pipes
3 17th century colonization of the Chesapeake area 17th century colonization of the Chesapeake area
3 Web site for the Lost Towns Project (external site, no pdf content)
4 Definition of geophysical survey Definition of geophysical survey
4 Definition of shovel test pit survey Definition of shovel test pit survey
5 Web site on Archaeology (external site, no pdf content)
5 Janet’s Role Janet's Role
5 Charles’ Role Charles' Role
5 Ana’s Role Ana’s Role
9 Image of the Ceramic Milk Pan Image Image of the Ceramic Milk Pan
12 The Battle of the Severn River The Battle of the Severn River
12 Dr. Howell’s Role Dr. Howell's Role
14 Can you date the site? Can you date the site?
15 Definition of terminus post quem Definition of terminus post quem
15 Images of the coin and window lead Images of the coin and window lead
16 Definition of in situ Definition of in situ
16 Can you identify the age? Can you identify the age?
16 Is the skeleton male of female? Is the skeleton male of female?
16 Can you identify ancestry? Can you identify ancestry?
17 Dr. Kingsley’s Role Dr. Kingsley's Role
18 Is there evidence of trauma? Is there evidence of trauma?
21 Definition of perimortem Definition of perimortem
22 Can you determine diet? Can you determine diet?
24 Can you identify activity patterns? Can you identify activity patterns?
24 Can you identify disease in bone? Can you identify disease in bone?
25 Conditions in the early Colonies Conditions in the early Colonies
26 What do you think caused this boy's death? What do you think caused this boy's death?
36 Forensic Facial Reconstruction Forensic Facial Reconstruction
37 Behind The Scenes Behind The Scenes
37 Short Survey (external site, no pdf content)
37 Ana's Facebook (external site, no pdf content)

How to Print The Secret in the Cellar Webcomic

For a printable version of the entire Webcomic, open the The Secret in the Cellar Webcomic in PDF format . You can also download a Zip file with all PDF files for the Webcomic and all supplemental materials in single 13.5 MB .zip file (right click the link to save the file to your computer).

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