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Amarna Art: What It Is And Why The Egyptians Tried To Erase It
January 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  By Emma Boehme, Marketing Intern   This limestone wall carving which can be found in our Hall of Ancient Egypt depicts Nefertiti and her two daughters. The artifact seems normal at first glance; however, upon closer look you can see that the cartouche at the top left, which would usually contain the hieroglyphs for […]

Other Things The Maya Used Their Walls For
December 13, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

The primary purpose of a wall is to hold the ceiling up, but they also get used for a lot of other things that vary depending on culture. Here in Houston we often use the walls in our homes and offices as blank canvases. Walls are also used for storage. Here and now, we store […]

Pirate Treasure At HMNS…?
September 19, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

So today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day, and a lot of people have been asking me if we have any pirate-related (piratical?) objects in our collection at HMNS. One thing I can say with certainty is that a pirate in a jam would be lucky to find himself roaming through our halls. We […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
July 17, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

BTS – Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum   Gladiators locked in mortal combat for the entertainment of the crowds in Rome’s Colosseum. “Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum” takes us into the violent arena of the Colosseum and behind the scenes to the world of the gladiators. Theirs was a world of specialized training, discipline, regulation […]



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