[caption id="attachment_2614" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Watering the Museum allotment[/caption] As it reaches the time of year when the Museum allotment is always thirsty, I thought I'd share this post from Bryan Sitch (Curator of Archaeology) about his favourite object from the collection......
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By Phran Novelli
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Every time I mention this, someone says, ‘I didn’t know that!’ So, here I go again.
Do you ever pour water on dry potting soil and it just floats on top until the water overflows and brown soil bits run down all over the side of the pot and make a mess…but the soil still isn’t wet? 129 more words
Here we all are in this morning’s team meeting with our favourite objects. Kate had a shark’s jaw bone with some nasty looking teeth, Steve had a copy of the Salford register because it had details of the most important ethnographic objects in the Museum collection, Phil had some parasitic flies, Campbell part of an ivory chariot fitting, Rachel had some saffron, Lindsey had some rubber stamps, Henry a mounted Ross’ gull and I took along a post-medieval watering can made of fired clay (accession no.461 more words