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Getty Conservation Institute

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

Rehousing work has continued this week for the collection of medical and surgical instruments from the ancient city of Colophon. Shown here are..

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

One of the most interesting groups of objects at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum is a collection of medical and surgical instruments..

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

Not all bells that jingle are sleigh bells! These cooper alloy bells resembling the face of a monkey and made in the 1960s in the Aztec/Mixtec..

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Timeline Photos

Many thanks to our faithful and hardworking replica of an ancient Greek kiln. It made its twelfth trip to over 1000 degrees centigrade today,..

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ByElisabeth Campbell

Translation “To the Spirits of the dead and to Saturnina She lived three years Tiberius Claudius Eclectus Her father made this.” Description This short inscription from Rome marked the tomb of Saturnia who died when she was three years old. Her father, Tiberius Claudius Eclectus, built her tomb.

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