University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: E.N. Brandt

Why I Am a Mummy Duster

By: E.N. Brandt

This term describes a dozen or two who work one night a week in the University Museum’s ¬†workshop and storage rooms, cleaning and repairing the many objects needing attention. Actually I don’t remember dusting a mummy, but we have done almost everything else–repairing Peruvian pottery, scouring and polishing metal weapons from Africa, and washing, sorting, […]