My name is Jessica Miller-Suchet and I am a Neuroscience major graduating with the class of 2019. I am very interested in art history and studying different cultures throughout history. I have always been fascinated by archeology but I have never had the opportunity to study it in this type of hands-on setting. I am excited to be able to learn in such a unique way and discover new things about the mummy portraits and other artifacts.

Week 11–The Hearst Museum Portraits

This week, we had the opportunity to speak with Jane Williams, Head of Collections and Conservation at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology  at the University of California, Berkeley.  The portraits she discussed were excavated in 1899 by papyrologists Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt working just outside of the site of Tebtunis in […]