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Superstar!

Today we are introducing you to another of our shining stars on the Archaeology move, Chelsea Thommes. Chelsea started volunteering with us in August 2012 and we haven’t been able to get rid of her since. In fact, over the breaks when most students scatter for home and surfing beaches, Chelsea has been known to put in even more volunteer hours!

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If These Walls Could Talk...Oh Wait, They Can!

Today, Collections Operations Watchdog (COW) takes you behind the scenes for a very exclusive interview with one of the unsung heroes of the museum. While many of our bloggers focus on objects and staff members, nobody seems to be talking about the very brick and mortar that holds this institution together. This week, we had the honor to speak with one of the core members of the infrastructure: Kroeber 20A Mezzanine Banister.

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The COW Report

There are three new employees working in the bowels of Kroeber. At first glance, their pasts may seem benign, but further research has brought some more interesting facts to light.

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What We Do and How We Do It - Part 3 - Checklists

In Part 1 and Part 2 of ‘Organizing the Move’ we looked at the overall process and steps we are taking during th

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Pounders and quern

Before their visit to the town of Meroë, the African Expedition stopped to a less known locality, which was recorded by Henry Field with this paragraph in the 1949 Chronicles:

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