I’m a freshman at Johns Hopkins (Class of 2019) and am currently undecided in terms my major. I love Archeology and look at this project as a rare and amazing opportunity to connect with the physical remnants of history! Beyond Archeology I love reading, writing, music, food, and my labradoodle Sandy.

Week 10–Faces of the Fayum

This week, the class ventured to The Walters Art Museum where we met with conservation scientist Dr. Glenn Alan Gates and objects conservator Greg Bailey.  Through a presentation given by Dr. Gates, our class learned a little more about the history surrounding mummy portraits, some common trends discovered through examining the portraits, and the research […]