See inside for archives, collections, classes, and upcoming events!

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Welcome to the Peabody’s monthly newsletter! Fall classes are now in full swing and this issue provides a glimpse into some of the teaching and learning that has been happening here. Irene Gates—our temporary archivist—shares some of the work that she has been doing with the Peabody’s archives. Look inside for more!

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Ancient fossils meet modern technology in Human Origins

Students in Human Origins visited The Nest—the campus makerspace at the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library—to work with Claudia Wessner, makerspace coordinator, to 3D print a model of the world’s newest fossil hominin, Homo naledi.

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Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead came early to the Peabody as students learned about the holiday in an interactive manner.

Photograph sent to Warren Moorehead of American Indian artifacts from the collection of Inez A. Hall, Pennsylvania, circa 1900-1910

The art of collecting

The Peabody archives offer a glimpse of how artifact collecting, mostly on a small scale, was conducted, documented and perceived.

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peabody Study hours

The Peabody is now hosting study hours every Thursday evening from 5pm-9:15pm.

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History on the Half Shell: An Oyster Talk, Tasting and Signing with Rowan Jacobsen


Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology

Friday, November 4, 2016

7:00 pm

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MAS-NE LECTURE - Musket Balls: Diagnostic Tools for Military Sites


Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

7:00 pm

Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology
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