What value do broken objects hold? Are they doomed to spend the rest of their days in boxes being ignored? How can we instead use them to enhance our understanding of those objects?
6 June 2023
Named after the bearded man that features on them and originating in the the mid- to late-16th century in the Rhineland, how did these stoneware pots become associated with 'witch' bottles?
2 May 2023
Drawing on her own experience of making a fish-skin leather purse, Collections Assistant Katrina Dring provides an insight into the making of similar Sámi leather bags in the MAA collections.
18 April 2023
A brief insight into the conservation of an impressive 22nd Dynasty Egyptian bead net which was carefully removed from a Perspex board and bead by bead, sewn to a more suitable, acid free backing.
28 March 2023