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Blog Archive: anthropology

[image] Why Representation Matters in Science

Why Representation Matters in Science

The start of Black History Month is a good time to remember the power of representation
[image] Peeking Behind the Masks We Make

Peeking Behind the Masks We Make

Masks are transformative parts of human culture that take many forms of expression.
[image] What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

Even though traditions might be different, shared feelings connect romance through time. We've captured this in our new "Date Night in a Box," with an Egyptian theme, available at the NHMU Store.
[image] The Art of Making Diné Baskets

The Art of Making Diné Baskets

Every step of making a Diné basket is an art.
[image] Natural History and the Nile

Natural History and the Nile

The Nile River is critical to the history of Ancient Egypt.
[image] Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

The hominin wall in the Life Exhibition allows visitors to see and touch our closest relatives.
[image] Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

NHMU celebrates the vibrant tradition of Navajo basketry with a new online gallery
[image] Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Many of our daily cosmetic rituals have equivalents in Ancient Egypt.
[image] Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Crocodiles played an important role in Ancient Egyptian culture, and science is still discovering clues about how unique these reptiles are.
[image] Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

The launch of the Explorer Corps program is a good reason to look at what makes Utah special.