Monthly Archives: January 2018

January’s News from the Conservation Lab: Let’s Destroy Stuff!

By SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation Here in the Kelsey Conservation lab, we started the New Year right by totally destroying a few things. Don’t worry — they weren’t from an ancient artifact or building! For conservation work at the … Continue reading

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From the Archives #26 January 2018

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager Excavating Archaeology continues here at the Kelsey Museum. The exhibition showcases numerous, but not all, archaeological projects the University of Michigan has been involved with since 1817. With this exhibition, curators Terry Wilfong and Carla … Continue reading

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Vote Today!

Guess what readers? It’s the Ugliest Time of the Year! Vote now for 2017’s Ugly Object of the Year!   

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Ugly Object – January

Happy New Year, Kelsey Blog readers! What better way to begin 2018’s Ugly Object series than with a seriously cute cat coffin? This creative work of bilateral symmetry once held the remains of a mummified cat. The feline shape and … Continue reading

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