Ancient Technology: Mining

Ancient Technology: Mining

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator  The idea of ancient mining probably fills your head with images of golden Egyptian sarcophagi, the massive stones in the crown jewels of England, or Roman marble statues and buildings. These are all great examples of...
Ancient Technology: Weaving

Ancient Technology: Weaving

By Erika Malo, Project Archaeology MSU Program Lead Togetherness. Community. Creating. I did not learn to create in a bubble. Learning to bring together strings of yarn was first introduced to me when my grandmother taught me to crochet. Groups of supportive women...
Modern Issues in Archaeology: Museum Changes

Modern Issues in Archaeology: Museum Changes

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator Tshough it is easy to imagine that they have been around for hundreds and hundreds of years, the modern idea of a museum has really only existed since the mid-1700s. Private collections were far more common, with people...
Modern Issues in Archaeology: Repatriation

Modern Issues in Archaeology: Repatriation

By Katherine Hodge, Public Education Coordinator Repatriation has a long history within the United States and around the world. From the Parthenon marbles to human remains in museum storage, the idea of repatriation can trace its beginning to the late 1700s and early...