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..
The Harpokrates-Cupid figure illustrates the Roman appropriation of certain aspects of Egyptian religion during the Republican and Imperial periods. In Roman religion, Harpokrates, the child of Horus and Isis, was conflated with Cupid while his mother was conflated with Venus. This representation shows Harpokrates-Cupid wearing the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt and lifting his […]Read more