Make your own cuneiform tablet at our next museum chat, December 5th, from 12:15…

Make your own cuneiform tablet at our next museum chat, December 5th, from 12:15 to 12:45. Hear from Dr. Jacob Lauinger, Assistant Professor of Assyriology and graduate student Anna Glenn about the ancient use of cuneiform tablets and cylinder seals in Mesopotamia and then try your hand (and stylus) at making one!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the museum thanks the high school students in AP…

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the museum thanks the high school students in AP Art History at Notre Dame Prep for "adopting" a 1750 BCE ivory "magic wand" in our collection. Their fundraising efforts will allow the museum to conserve and display this amazing object in the coming months. Many thanks to you and your teacher (and Hopkins grad) Christine Plumer. Read more at: http://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/get-involved/adopt-an-object/


Thank you for "Adopting an Object", students of Notre Dame Prep!
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the museum thanks the high school students in AP Art History at Notre Dame Prep for "adopting" a 1750 BCE ivory "magic wand" in our collection. Their fundraising efforts will allow the museum to conserve and display this amazing object in the coming months. Many thanks to you and your teacher (and Hopkins grad) Christine Plumer. Read more at: http://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/get-involved/adopt-an-object/

Some photos from our October 2012 museum chat about animal mummies and remains i…

Some photos from our October 2012 museum chat about animal mummies and remains in ancient Egypt.


Animal Mummies Museum Chat
Some photos from our October 2012 museum chat about animal mummies and remains in ancient Egypt.

Thanks to the many young archaeologists who joined us at Port Discovery today an…

Thanks to the many young archaeologists who joined us at Port Discovery today and reassembled pots with the names of ancient people. Thanks also to our wonderful JHU volunteers Monika, Aley, Danielle, Sami, Sean, Bonnie, Cristina and Ann!!


Archaeology Day at Port Discovery
Thanks to the many young archaeologists who joined us at Port Discovery today and reassembled pots with the names of ancient people. Thanks also to our wonderful JHU volunteers Monika, Aley, Danielle, Sami, Sean, Bonnie, Cristina and Ann!!

Our next museum chat will be In honor of Veteran’s Day. On Tuesday, November 13…

Our next museum chat will be In honor of Veteran’s Day. On Tuesday, November 13th, two speakers will discuss the lives and deaths of warriors from the Ancient Americas and the Roman Empire. From 12:15 to 12:30, Dr. Lisa Deleonardis, Austen-Stokes Term Professor in Art of the Ancient Americas will discuss the narratives on two Vera Cruz ceramic vessels from Mexico (600-900 CE). From 12:30 to 12:45, Classics graduate student Elisabeth Schwinge will discuss epitaphs for Roman soldiers that shed light on how they lived, worked and died.