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Fabergé’s All Purpose Elephant
June 1, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Readers of the Beyond Bones Blog may recognize this little guy from some of our other Fabergé blogs. This week I’ve decided that he (or she?) has been in the background too long. You wouldn’t think much of it if you saw it sitting on a corner table at your grandma’s house or in an […]

Fabergé: Royal Gifts featuring the Trellis Egg Surprise
April 7, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Members Preview April 7-9, Public Opening: April 10 The Artie and Dorothy McFerrin Collection will be presented in a new state-of-the-art gallery in the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals. This new gallery is made possible by the generous underwriting of the Artie and Dorothy McFerrin Foundation. The first installation in the gallery is the […]

A New “Lady” in Town, Part I: Why Priscilla the mastodon isn’t a mammoth at all
May 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

“It’s the biggest gosh darn mastodon I ever saw! Wowzah!” Yes, that’s a direct quote. It wouldn’t be a lie to say it’s hard to surprise our esteemed Dr. Bob Bakker, Curator of Paleontology. (That would be me.) But Priscilla did it. “It’s H-U-G-E ! You could fit a Diplodocus torso inside this rib cage!” […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Black Diamond
May 1, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]


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