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Material Musings

Welcome to Material Musings!

Since January 2021, Material Musings has published monthly blog posts that feature a variety of subject matter related to material culture from the ancient world. The blog's aim is to highlight and showcase some aspects of research work done in the Department of Classics and Ancient History and bring these to a wider audience.

We hope that you will find the posts interesting, informative and enjoyable!

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Take a look at our blog posts from 2022.


Take a look at our blog posts from 2021.

Material Musings on the Map!

Explore the objects covered in our blogs through our interactive map.* Zoom in and click on the points to find out more!

*Locations are based on where the objects are currently on display or stored.