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The discovery of a 5500-year-old cold case

In 1896, Sir Wallis Budge, Keeper of the Egyptian Department at the British Museum at the turn of the 20th century, reportedly witnessed the exhumation of six mummies dated to the predynastic era, the period between the Neolithic and Dynastic periods of Ancient Egypt, near the ruins of the ancient Egyptian town of Gebelein.1,2 The first of these bodies to be exhumed was a corpse that became known as… 639 more words


Things To Do In Utah: The Power of Poison at NHMU

Okay, listen. I’m a nerd. Let’s get that right out of the way, just in case you haven’t noticed yet, because I want you to understand that I love the… 1,172 more words


From The Lab: Stabilizing A Tattoo Sketchbook

For the last three months or so, I’ve been interning at the New York Historical Society. One of the more interesting projects I completed there was the stabilization of a tattoo sketchbook which will be featured in an upcoming exhibit. 27 more words

Book Conservation

When Billionaires Trusted in Science

A few weeks ago I visited some friends who live on Long Island. We had planned to go to Sagamore Hill, the country estate of Theodore Roosevelt. 532 more words


White Oak Gathering Event

The White Oak Gathering is the first program we will be having in conjunction with our upcoming White Oak Basket Exhibit!

This event will take place on… 80 more words


Smithsonian & companion exhibits in St. Peter focus on water

I FLUSH THE TOILET. Wash my hands. Drink a glass of water. Throw laundry in the washing machine. Shower. Water plants.

And I never think about it. 719 more words