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COLLECTIONS - ANTHROPOLOGY

Archaeology (the study of ancient human culture) and ethnology (the study of recent and living people) are the two major sections in the anthropology collection.

The archaeological collection comes from North and West Africa, the Middle East, Western Europe, the Andes, Mesoamerica, the Great Plains, and the Great Basin areas.

The ethnographic collection includes artifacts from the Andes, Amazon, Mesoamerica, Circum-Caribbean, East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, Melanesia, and Polynesia.

View list of current anthropology collection distributions, including quantities

 

Jessica CruzCollections Contact:
Jessica Cruz, Exhibit Preparator
319-273-2495

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