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Ugly Object of the Month – August

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology     This month’s Ugly is a hideous but sweet little specimen: the ripped sleeve of a child’s tunic. It looks pretty bad. It’s the kind of raggy little thing … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – February

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator for Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Our galleries are closed at the beginning of this month as we install a major exhibit from Pompeii, Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero. So I’m taking this … Continue reading

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My Favorite Artifact

When it comes to the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology’s collections, not all artifacts are created equal. Some call out to us intellectually, others emotionally. We wondered, “Which artifacts move our staff?”  BY KATHRYN (KATE) CARRAS, Entrance Monitor, Kelsey Museum of … Continue reading

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