The Papyrus in the Crocodile: 150 Years of Exploration, Excavation, Collection, and Stewardship at Berkeley

The Papyrus in the Crocodile, The Bancroft Library Gallery, May 5 - July 29

The collections assembled by Berkeley’s patrons and collectors over the last 150 years form the foundation of many of the university’s academic disciplines. This unprecedented exhibition, sponsored by the Mellon Foundation and co-curated by graduate students from the History of Art Department, brings together materials from The Bancroft Library, the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, the Environmental Design Archives, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, and the Berkeley Art Museum. Read the Berkeley News article for more information.

Date: May 5 to July 29, 2016

Place: The Bancroft Library Gallery

The Bancroft Library Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, excluding holidays.

Post contributed by Alison Wannamaker, Library Graphics Office

Image courtesy of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.