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STEM Day at PHCC

Thursday November 13, 2014

VMNH Staff present activity on climate change at the PHCC STEM Day.


Here’s what happens when a group of museum people have a pig roast…..

Tuesday September 9, 2014

Prepping animal skeletons for the reference collection involves several steps – defleshing, dermestids, degreasing, and final cleaning.


Day of Archaeology 2014

Friday July 11, 2014

Archaeologists from all over the world share what they are doing on the Day of Archeology.


Zooarchaeology Class at VMNH

Wednesday June 25, 2014

A 5-day zooarchaeology lab course is being offered by Dr. Elizabeth Moore at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.


You Call THIS Archaeology?

Monday June 2, 2014

Let’s get real about fictional archaeologists.


It’s a Hard-Knock Life

Wednesday May 7, 2014

Examination of pathology on a turtle carapace indicates that the carapace was broken and healed while the turtle was alive. Then somebody probably ate it.


An Update on the Canid Skull

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Closer examination of the canid (dog/wolf) skull currently being reconstructed at VMNH shows butchering scars on the cranium.


VMNH “Figures” Prominently in Recent Publication

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Check out the latest issue of the ASV Quarterly Bulletin – how many places figures or photos contain VMNH labs or specimens?


A Whirlwind Week for Archaeology at VMNH

Monday March 24, 2014

Last week was a busy one for Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology at VMNH. Dr. Moore met with met with a variety of people working in archaeology and historic preservation including students and faculty from VCU, staff at the Department of Historic Resources, and professional and avocational archaeologists from the Archaeological Society of Virginia.


The Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference Snowbound Adventure

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Moore discusses the 44th Annual Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.


Clams from the Dan River

Thursday March 6, 2014

Drs. Elizabeth Moore and Joe Keiper from VMNH identify dead bivalves collected from the Dan River following the Duke Energy coal ash spill.


We're Gluing Together a Dog Skull

Thursday March 6, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Moore and Ray Vodden are reconstructing a skull of a canid in order to attempt to determine if it is dog or wolf.

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