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Egyptian Duck Hunting: A Real Fling
April 12, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  This limestone architectural element from the Egyptian New Kingdom (16th-11th centuries BCE) depicts two Egyptian men, Qar and Idu, hunting ducks with boomerangs. Most people think of Australia when they think of boomerangs, but “throwing sticks” have been used all over the world throughout human history, mainly by hunter gatherers. What ancient Egyptians like […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
November 21, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Don’t forget that HMNS will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, however we will be open for extended hours (9:00am – 6:00pm) for the holiday weekend Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 28!     And exciting news! For those of you who are fans of archaeology and need to get the family out of the […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
November 14, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Take Two: Pocahontas (1995)       GET TICKETS   Friday, November 18 | 7:15 p.m. | Members: $4 | Tickets: $5  81 min. – Animation/Adventure/Drama An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.     Lecture – Applying Forensics to Archaeology by Andrew Shortland   […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
October 24, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Spirits and Skeletons!   October 29, 2016 | 8 p.m. – midnight   Sponsored by Audi Central Houston Calling all ghosts and ghouls, monsters and mummies, witches and werewolves: Houston’s favorite Halloween party — the one and only Spirits & Skeletons — is back at HMNS! With the entire Museum open you can shake your […]



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