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Ugly Object of the Month – April

CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology April’s Ugly object isn’t an object per-se. It’s a specimen – a shell – and it was excavated at Karanis during the 1924-25 field season. It’s rather small and unprepossessing. But to me … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Ancient People

SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation   Dear Ancient People, I am writing this letter in response to my recent work on your textiles for the upcoming Kelsey Museum exhibit Less Than Perfect. I am writing this letter because I love … Continue reading

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