Meet the OLogist: David Hurst Thomas

David Hurst Thomas is an archaeologist, a scientist who studies past cultures through materials left behind. Find out more about David in this video interview!

OLogists are curious people.
Image Credits:

compass, ©zhaolifangvecteezy; egyptian mummy, Prisma Archivo/Alamy; rock, CC0 Public Domain; brain, Laymik from the Noun Project; heart, Philip Hogeboom from the Noun Project; cat mummies, Ross Funnell/CC BY-SA 2.0; real cat mummy, World History Archive/AGE Fotostock; fake cat mummy, Penn Museum; Mummy in CT Scan, PA Images/Alamy; dry mummy, Gonzalo Azumendi/AGE Fotostock; excavating, Penn State News/CC BY-SA 2.0; broken pot, Gordon Tour/CC BY-SA 2.0; pottery and beads, Berkeley Archaeologists at Çatalhöyük (BACH)/CC BY-SA 2.0; archaeology laboratory, Aref MostafaZadeh/Koç University Archaeology Laboratory; coin on hand, Amy Toensing/National Geographic; coins, The Portable Antiquities Scheme/CC BY-SA 2.0; sieving, John Atherton/CC BY-SA 2.0; grinding group, Far Western Anthropological Research Group, collecting data, Office of the Wyoming State Archaeologist; Haida canoe, Roderick Mickens ©American Museum of Natural History; Historical hall, AMNH Library; Haida ceremonial canoe, public domain; David Hurst Thomas playing football and on the field, David Hurst Thomas ©American Museum of Natural History; House, car, dog, David Hurst Thomas ©American Museum of Natural History; Interns at the Museum, Roderick Mickens ©American Museum of Natural History