I am a senior double majoring in Chemistry and Archaeology at JHU (Class of 2018). As a freshman, I took a course on Cypriot Archaeology, fell in love, and never looked back. Outside of archaeology, I have research experience in gilded silver conservation and organic photochromic polymer synthesis. My interest lies in approaching art through a scientific lens – the two aren’t all that different sometimes! This project excites me because it is a great opportunity to use both science and art to answer a pretty unique question.

Student Perspective: Alex Taylor

Chemistry and archaeology don’t fit together often, but this project was a dream opportunity for me to use both of my major passions to approach the same problem. Over two years, I was able to learn from the students and professionals that were a part of this project as we worked to uncover the faces of history. I gained a new […]