Archaeology Library

Exhibition

  • VISUAL ARTS
  • HERITAGE
  • FREE
  • EXHIBITION
Free Admission NUS Museum , University Cultural Centre 50 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119279

The Archaeology Library is a project which brings together finds from past and newer excavations in Singapore and Asia. The objects are on loan from institutional and private collections. A significant proportion are artefacts excavated or gathered by archaeologist Dr John N. Miksic since 1977, and includes a vast range of pottery discovered at archaeological sites from Fort Canning (Singapore) to Changsha (China). As finds from the pre-colonial and colonial periods, they sample the materials produced and used in Singapore and beyond. Further, as part of an evolving body of artefacts, they provide a glimpse into the dynamics between material culture and history, and its making.

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