For more than a year officials of the Museum of Art and Archaeology, along with the MU Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Archaeometry Laboratory at the Missouri University Research Reactor (MURR), have been in discussions with the Museum of the Capitoline in downtown Rome (the world’s oldest public museum) to plan and launch this project. The project will bring unstudied antiquities to MU for study, documentation, and analysis as part of an unprecedented pilot project to allow American museums access to the previously unstudied heritage of ancient Rome. Continue to check this site for more developments.
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"I still remember the feeling of awe and disbelief when I was alone and walked in the room with those casts." --Ruth Tofle, chair of architecture, winner of the 2013 distinguished faculty award from the MU Alumni Association