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Student Research

Since 2008, classics majors and minors have had opportunities to pursue independent research related to the Ancient World Gallery. This work has involved inventorying the collection, classifying items, writing catalog entries, searching campus archives for object histories and preparing the thematic essays featured here.

Student Research Projects

Colby Ferguson, ’11

Fall 2008, Spring 2009
Project: Inventorying and cataloging Ushabti figures and ostrich eggs in antiquity

Amy Nicholas, ’11
Spring 2009
Project: Roman Lamps

Rachel Starry, ’11
Spring 2010
Project: website design and editing

Dayle Wood, ’11
Spring 2009
Project: Egyptian Coffin Fragments

Zack Orefice, ’09
Spring 2009
Project: Aegean Bronze Age Pottery