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HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – THOTH – BABOON AND IBIS GOD OF THE MOON

By Brid Frawley, Hunt Museum, 4 minutes to read Keywords: Thoth, Ibis, God of the Moon, Baboon, Ancient Egypt, Seshat, Afterlife, Gods, Goddesses Figure 1: Thoout, Thoth Deux fois Grand, le Second Hermés, N372.2A, Brooklyn Museum, Egyptian art in the Brooklyn Museum Panthéon égyptien by Jean-François Champollion, Drawings of Thoth The Hunt Museum has [...]

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – THOTH – BABOON AND IBIS GOD OF THE MOON2019-01-07T14:48:33+00:00

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – THE ANGEL WITH THE BROKEN WING

by Grace Cantillon, Hunt Museum 3 minutes to read Keywords: Angel, Stained Glass, Medieval There are over 40 angels in the Hunt Museum Collection. This one, in medieval stained glass, is distinctive in several ways. He is the only angel with a broken wing; he is playing an ancient trumpet, and he is looking wistfully downwards at a scene [...]

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – THE ANGEL WITH THE BROKEN WING2018-12-05T14:50:50+00:00

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – MEDIEVAL IRISH DRINKING VESSELS

by Geraldine Burke, Hunt Museum 3 minutes to read Keywords: Liam MacCarthy Cup, Methers, Loving Cup, Drinking Vessels, Food Storage Methers - Item Codes HCM 221-5 – The Hunt Museum Collection, Limerick, Ireland This fine group is the Hunt Museum's entire holding of methers and is representative of the range of forms and [...]

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – MEDIEVAL IRISH DRINKING VESSELS2019-02-11T11:12:04+00:00

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – Momento Mori – Pomander skull

Alas, poor Yorick! Reminders of mortality and sensory overload - skulls and perfume Authors: Jean Tierney & Jill Cousins                                                                      [...]

Hunt Museum Docent Blog Series – Momento Mori – Pomander skull2018-11-23T11:46:54+00:00

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