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Evidence

Here is more of Muriel’s description of her time in the field (Metepec, Mexico, 1970): Doing fieldwork is difficult.  Often, I would climb the hillside to look out over the town and to contemplate.  The steep rutted climb was precarious.  … Continue reading

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Everyday People, Everyday Pots

Please come and see the current exhibit in the lobby level of Gladfelter Hall in the cases outside of the Anthropology Lab! Everyday People, Everyday Pots was curated by the Lab’s Director, Muriel Kirkpatrick and features pottery from two of … Continue reading

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Printed matter

The Japanese tea making models, part of Temple Lab’s Commercial Museum Collection, have recently returned from being exhibited in Tokyo.  While there, the dolls were also conserved by an expert doll maker. Enbutsu Sumiko, Japanese historic preservation scholar and champion … Continue reading

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Eitokusai’s dolls in Japan

These dolls or models, part of the lab’s Commercial Museum collection, were made by a well known Japanese craftsman, Eitokusai, during the first quarter of the 2oth century. Model I, shown here, represents two women harvesting tea leaves and is … Continue reading

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