The exhibition of “Selections from the Eton College Myers Collection” closed this week, but it has an afterlife in the form a beautiful publication..
When the server is down, it’s craft time in the museum – with a little Ancient Greek coin research, too.
It might be raining here, but today (Friday) we will be talking about excavations under the hot summer sun. Join us at 12:15 for a Museum Chat..
What I Did On My Summer Excavation! Our next museum chat comes to you on Friday, September 30th, from 12:15 to 12:45. Come hear from Maddy Brancati,..
Reading John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn” (1820) while examining Grecian urns: O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens..
The Hopkins Emblema was the centerpiece of a larger mosaic composition, which may have been framed by a meandering non-figural pattern, as was conventional with emblema mosaics. In general, emblemata were elaborate figural scenes created by inserting a variety of multi-colored tesserae, or little glass or stone tiles. Due to their complexity, emblemata are believed […]Read more