Monthly Archives: March 2016

From the Archives

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Museum Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology The exhibition Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero has now been open at the Kelsey Museum for just over a month, and it continues to bring in large … Continue reading

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RTI at Kurru!

JANELLE BATKIN-HALL, Graduate Intern in Conservation I’ve just returned from a fantastic six-week field work experience at the El-Kurru archaeological site in North Sudan. There, Kelsey conservator Suzanne Davis and I documented ancient figural and geometric graffiti in a funerary … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – March

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator for Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Our current special exhibition, Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero, features objects from the Villa Oplontis, one of the big Roman villas near Pompeii, Italy. Most of the … Continue reading

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