Thursday, September 11, 2008
Wake Forest University's Anthropology Museum unveils online database of entire collection
"From 10,000-year-old American Indian tools and weapons to 20th century African masks, more than 26,000 artifacts in the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology's collections will be accessible online in a searchable database. Beginning Sept. 9, the public will be able to search the online database and find a photograph and description of each object, including information about where it was collected. The collection includes Japanese kimonos, thousand-year-old Egyptian coins, 19th century Inuit dolls, pre-Columbian earthenware pots, and a vast array of other artifacts from cultures around the world"