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The Anthropology Outreach Office serves to promote the understanding of the field of anthropology and the research conducted in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology.
This information has been prepared to cover topics most frequently encountered: career information, excavation, fieldwork opportunities, artifact identification, and preservation.
Answers to some of the questions most often asked of the National Museum of Natural History about the biology and natural history of these shy, nocturnal creatures.
Frequently requested Information on insects from butterflies to wasps.
Information and reading list on the process of Egyptian mummification.
Information and reading list on Egyptian pyramid history and construction.
The Foucault Pendulum is named for the French physicist Jean Foucault (pronounced Foo-koh), who first used it in 1851 to demonstrate the rotation of the earth.
Learn about the history of the Hope Diamond.
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