Monthly Archives: April 2016

Analyzing Roman wall paintings

BY CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology When I think about color in antiquity, I like to imagine how colors have weathered, or changed chemically over time, and the ways these changes impact how we see ancient paint surfaces. … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – April

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator for Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology The Kelsey Museum’s current special exhibit – Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero – is full of insanely gorgeous objects from the Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii. But … Continue reading

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