Neil Judd Reconstructing Pots from Pot Shards, by Unknown, circa 1930s, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Neil Merton Judd, archaeologist and ethnologist, Bureau of American Ethnology, in a workroom in the United States National Museum Building is reconstructing pots from pot shards. On the table in front and behind him are many pot shards. Also on the table in front of him are several unfinished pots. On top of the cabinets are completed pots..