Archived articles


Near Eastern Studies
Disruptor of the pharaohs
Published Fall 2023
Egyptologist Kara Cooney wants us to stop romanticizing ancient Egypt / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Lives lost to hostile terrain
Published Nov 15, 2021 Photos
The 3,200 toe tags of the Hostile Terrain 94 art instillation aim to "rehumanize" migrants who have died while crossing the Sonoran Desert
Dead letters
Published July 13, 2021
Alphabetic writing may have begun 500 years earlier than believed
Faces from long ago
Published Fall 2018
Archaeological Museum exhibit focuses on reconstructing the faces—and dignity—of two mummies / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Summer of discovery
Days at the museum
Published Aug 7, 2017
Hopkins students help search for historical artifacts at site of Homewood Museum excavation project
Ancient ceramics
Mysteries of the Attic
Published Oct 9, 2015
Students re-create ancient Greek ceramics
'Place of discovery'
Published Jan 25, 2015
JHU team continues excavation, conservation efforts at ancient Egyptian burial site
Mine find
Ancient horse, rhino relative unearthed
Published Nov 20, 2014
Fossil found in Indian, dated to more than 50 million years ago sheds light on evolution of 'odd-toed ungulates' / Hopkins Medicine
Archaeological museum receives grant to put its full collection online
Published Sept 18, 2014
More than 10,000 objects will be widely available for teaching and research for the first time
Birds-eye view
Sky-high archaeology
Published Winter 2013
Satellites provide a lay of the land to researchers studying archeological histories. / Johns Hopkins Magazine