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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

A preview of coming attractions! Multispectral imaging of the painted cartonnage fragments found on one of the mummies under the museum’s stewardship..

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Timeline Photos

Come hear an update on our project to facially reconstruct two ancient Egyptian individuals in our care. This Friday, 12:15-12:45.

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

This tiny box with a lid, likely Roman and made of bone or ivory, is called a pyxis, and was probably used as a woman’s cosmetic or trinket set…

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Photos from Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum's post

12th time the charm? Exciting results from our penultimate firing of the replica ancient Greek kiln! One last firing to go before we retire our..

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Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship (HUGS)

Scholarships for archaeological fieldwork for historically underrepresented groups from the Society for American Archaeology. Applications are..

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Featured Object

ByAdam Tabeling

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 […]

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