Monthly Archives: July 2011

Heat wave

How hot is it?  With record temperatures today, this molcajete (chile grinder) says it all. About this artifact: 1.  A 3 legged earthenware vessel with scoring to facilitate use. 2.  Part of a collection of 140 pieces of pottery, household … Continue reading

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Archaeological illustration: part I

Though we are part of the digital age, the tactile experience of working with objects as well as the level of detail and complication present on their surfaces, is undeniable. The detail above comes from the back cover of Ceramica … Continue reading

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Student spotlight: Michael McCullough

When considering who could be the first student to showcase in our Student Spotlight feature, Michael McCullough easily came to mind.  Not only has Michael worked in the lab as a work-study student for the last two and a half … Continue reading

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