A teaching collection is a useful thing
This new display is ten years old
This canopic jar is from around 1000BC
Consider the librarianship of a collection
Made at the beginning of the last century
There were digs in Droitwich and Alcester
We've acquired very few things since the war
Here's a sherd from the geometric period, the period of Homer’s Iliad
The epics came into being at the same time as these ceramics
The head of Nero on a coin tells how he chose to be portrayed

a bronze mirror


cuniform


Dr. Ken Wardle


Sherd
[shurd]
1. shard




Putting fingers where others have been
Feeling relief of a line through nitrile gloves
Getting the weight
Knowing relative to body - not knowing numbers
Tilting to let light into corners
Sniffing ancient particles


Hand to eyeball with thing in between


An archeological dig in the Lybian desert

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