Armed and ready

In September, the Museum of Classical Archaeology worked with Clivedon Conservation to remove their rare plaster cast of the Medusa pediment from the Temple of Artemis on Corcyra (modern-day Corfu) for essential conservation work. Although the conservation of the main body of the Medusa cast and some of the other pieces of the pediment was carried out by Clivedon Conservation,… Read full article

Butterflies Through Time

The Museum of Zoology has around 5,000 specimens on display in the public galleries, but this is only a small fraction of what is stored on site. It is estimated that the Museum actually houses over 2 million specimens, with the majority held behind the scenes for preservation and research. Of these, around half are insects and these represent a… Read full article

Unpacking Cambridgeshire’s past

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) houses outstanding collections from the Cambridgeshire region, but for much of this material little has been documented and photographed. What happens when we delve into this material, sometimes for the first time since it arrived in the museum, and how can we make it better known? In 1923 Sir Cyril Fox published his… Read full article