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Marshall Islands: Majuro

The atoll of Majuro is home to the capital of the Marshall Islands, also called Majuro. Inhabited for 2,000 years, the Marshall Islands have been independent since 1986 (following rule by Imperial Germany, Imperial Japan, and the control of the USA) ( 370 more words

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Outreach and Development

Occasionally, I manage to get out of the lab–or, at the very least, I bring the experience of the lab to other people.  As part of my conservation training, I have interacted with the public to educate them about what conservators do, and how we experience our material history. 259 more words

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Cat Mummy

Cat mummy. Linen, animal remains. Abydos, Egypt. 381-343 BCE (Thirtieth Dynasty, Late Period). University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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Cleaned and stabilized linen so the mummy could be studied. 588 more words

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Vase

Vase. Glass. Beth Shemesh, Israel. 12th – 7th century BCE. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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Reassembled fragments, infilled loss and created housing for storage. 317 more words

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Mask

Kpelie mask . Wood, paint. Senofu people, Ivory Coast. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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Removed nail from old mount and infilled losses so mask could be displayed as part of  414 more words

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Turtle Vessel

Turtle vessel. Polychrome ceramic. Sitio Conte, Panama. 750-900. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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Removed old, unstable adhesive, reassembled fragments and created structural infills so vessel could be stored or displayed. 813 more words

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