Monthly Archives: June 2017

From the Archives #21

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Museum Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology “I am very pleased to announce that Terry Wilfong has generously agreed to serve as Director of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology effective June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.” … Continue reading

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Student Research on University Excavations at Dimé, Egypt 1931-1932

Bianca Gallina and Josiah Olah, UM students Through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) we each joined professor Arthur Verhoogt’s research project in the fall of 2016. We were interested in the documentation of an excavation at Dimé, Egypt that … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – June

CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Can an object be both elegant and ugly? I believe it can. Take this month’s ugly object, a broom,  for instance. This broom was found in a house at Karanis, Egypt, and we … Continue reading

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