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Today's Object from the Collections
Over 240,000 objects have been digitally imaged and are accessible online through the Collections Database.
Presently Imaging: Mexican & Central American Archaeological Collection
Generous support for creating digital images of artifacts has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Division of Anthropology is concerned with all aspects of human behavior, past, present, and with an eye to the future. Our work is Sociocultural, Linguistic, Biological, and Archaeological. Established in 1873, only four years after the Museum's founding, the Division has acquired over 500,000 objects representing the peoples of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific Islands.
Over 240,000 ethnographic and archaeological objects representing the peoples of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific Islands have been digitally imaged and are accessible online.
Search Archives Finding Aids, read transcripts of Frederick Starr's field notebooks from Congo Expedition (1905-1906), browse original Laufer's Guide to the Southwest Gallery (Chinese Hall) and Otto Finsch archive (catalog, drawings, watercolor paintings) compiled during Pacific Expeditions (1879-1885).
Search bibliography of anthropological studies published by the Division of Anthropology such as Anthropological Papers, Bulletin, Memoirs, James Arthur Lectures on the Evolution of Human Brain. Over 200 of them are available for downloading free of charge.
Curators in the Division of Anthropology conduct research around the world in the areas of Ethnology, Archaeology, and Biological Anthropology.
The latest news and events from the Division of Anthropology: featured projects, important visits, significant publications.