Monthly Archives: December 2015

From the Archives

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Museum Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. As is customary for the University of Michigan, staff at Michigan are given the week between Christmas and … Continue reading

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Conservation Lab safety in the Zone

BY CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Conservators in the Kelsey Museum Conservation Lab sometimes use chemicals and other potentially harmful materials to carry out treatments. Like other research laboratories at the University of Michigan, our lab must comply … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – December

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator for Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology This month’s ugly object is a limestone relief sculpture of Isis-Thermouthis. Like many of our previous ugly objects, it’s from the site of Karanis, which was a Roman-Egyptian farming village … Continue reading

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