Be an Object Detective – can you guess what today’s Mystery Object is?
Here are some clues to help you:
Looking at these objects, can you guess what materials they are made of?
What shapes do you see when you look at these artifacts?
There are two artifacts here, how do you think they work together?
What do you think these artifacts are used for?
Do we use any tools like this today?
Yesterday’s Mystery Object was a Chamber Pot
A chamber pot is used as a toilet. Since there was no plumbing or running water in houses, there were no sinks, showers, or toilets. Chamber pots would be stored in a private place (like under the bed). After they were used, they had to be cleaned by hand.