Sometimes the discoveries are fortuitous, like the time I found several rolls of vintage wallpaper in an attic crawl space. Other discoveries are creepy, like the soiled underpants our contractor found tucked between the studs of a closet. Still others are simply mysterious: unlabeled bottles, unfinished letters, raffle tickets for unclaimed prizes. The objects pictured above were discovered by Katy Elliott whose painstaking renovation of a 257-year-old house in Marblehead, Massachusetts is chronicled in her delightful blog, katyelliott.com. What relics have you found hidden in your home? MORE TREASURES • Significant Objects by Rob Walker & Joshua Glenn • What Relics Have You Found in Your Home?