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..
Next week at the Getty Conservation Institute, a talk by Sanchita Balachandran entitled “CSI (Ceramics Scene Investigation), Ancient Athens”…
Just like in modern times, games were a popular pastime in antiquity. Children, women, and men alike played games for their own amusement using..
The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum is excited to have high school senior Charlotte work with us for her senior project at Bryn Mawr School…
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..
Statuettes of this type have been found in both Etruscan and Roman sites. This statuette of a priest bears a patera, or shallow ritual offering dish, in his right hand and an incense box in his left. This figure features many of the iconographic hallmarks of Roman depictions of Lares. However, the figure’s dress, modeling, […]Read more