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Mellon Seeds: Ask Thierry

This is the fourth installment of "Mellon Seeds". In the ongoing series, the Museum’s collection team shares stories emerging from their current work on two inventory projects funded by the Mellon Foundation: “Engaging the Americas” and “Transforming the Haffenreffer.” The projects will culminate in the Museum’s move to Providence.
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This is the third installment of "Mellon Seeds". In the ongoing series, the Museum’s collection team shares stories emerging from their current work on two inventory projects funded by the Mellon Foundation: “Engaging the Americas” and “Transforming the Haffenreffer.” The projects will culminate in the Museum’s move to Providence.
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Mellon Seeds: Sorting through the 7771s

This is the second installment of "Mellon Seeds". In the ongoing series, the Museum’s collection team shares stories emerging from their current work on two inventory projects funded by the Mellon Foundation: “Engaging the Americas” and “Transforming the Haffenreffer.” The projects will culminate in the Museum’s move to Providence.
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Mellon Seeds: Bottle Cleaning and Storage

This is the first installment of "Mellon Seeds". In the ongoing series, the Museum’s collection team shares stories emerging from their current work on two inventory projects funded by the Mellon Foundation: “Engaging the Americas” and “Transforming the Haffenreffer.” The projects will culminate in the Museum’s move to Providence.
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The Journal of Archaeology Science has published a paper by the Haffenreffer Museum’s Deputy Director, Kevin Smith, that uses new approaches to analyzing radiocarbon dates to document a Viking Age ritual site deep inside Iceland’s massive Surtshellir Cave, and that he thinks was linked to the Vikings’ beliefs about Ragnarök, the end of the world.
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Review: Women Do Archaeology Series

This October, the Haffenreffer Museum celebrated Rhode Island's Archaeology Month with a new virtual talk series, Women Do Archaeology. Inspired by 2020’s centennial commemoration of the 19th Amendment, we highlighted the work of women archaeologists and anthropologists affiliated with the Museum.
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Mellon grant to fund preservation, reorganization of Native American collections
This article was originally published April 9, 2018 by News at Brown - read the original.
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