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And the winner is…

Thanks to everyone who submitted their vote for their favorite “Ugly Object” of 2016. The winner this year is… wait for it…. the spooky love spell figurine!!! https://kelseymuseum.wordpress.com/2016/12/ Stay tuned for more Ugly Objects from the Kelsey.    

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Ugly Object of the Month – December

SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation Hello readers! How are you? I ask because a lot of people I know are feeling tired and stressed. The academic term is ending. Some people have to take a lot of exams, other people … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – October

BY CAROLINE ROBERTS, Conservator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology     It’s October, folks, and that means the season of decorative gourds and dressing up in festive costumes is upon us. This is partly why I chose this ceramic figurine of … Continue reading

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Ugly Object of the Month – November

BY SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator for Conservation, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology The choice of this month’s ugly object was inspired by an upcoming exhibit at the Kelsey Museum. The exhibit, Less Than Perfect, is curated by Carla Sinopoli, along with a … Continue reading

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Curator Favorites

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. To that end, we asked our curators to name their favorite Kelsey artifact or object. Here … Continue reading

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