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So many heads, but where are their bodies? That’s a question we are hoping to figure out! These ceramic heads were recently rehoused to make..

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Timeline Photos

Next week at the Getty Conservation Institute, a talk by Sanchita Balachandran entitled “CSI (Ceramics Scene Investigation), Ancient Athens”…

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Timeline Photos

Just like in modern times, games were a popular pastime in antiquity. Children, women, and men alike played games for their own amusement using..

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum is excited to have high school senior Charlotte work with us for her senior project at Bryn Mawr School…

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

This past week, about 1,500 students from the Class of 2017 at the Johns Hopkins University received degrees, including a few of our own! Congratulations..

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ByMichele Asuni

In Greek mythology, Silenus was the tutor of the god Dionysus. His features are similar to those of a satyr, but he is usually depicted as being considerably older. Silenus was often featured in comedies and satyr plays (e.g. Euripides’ Cyclops and Plautus’ Rudens). As early as the 5th century BCE, the terms silenus and […]

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