About: Brittany Dolph

I'm a first-year student in the UCLA/Getty Master's Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials. I completed pre-program conservation work at the National Museum of American History and National Gallery of Art, as well as archaeological fieldwork in cultural resources management for the Public Archaeology Facility at State University of New York at Binghamton. I'll be spending my summer internships at the Southwest Museum in L.A., and the Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos, Greece, and really look forward to working at both museums. In my free time, I continue to research methods for convincing Ryan Gosling to become spokesperson for the American Institute of Conservation.

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, Conservation, Education, Getty Villa

Backyard Archaeology at the Villa Ranch House

Site of a training excavation at the Getty Villa for students in the UCLA/Getty conservation program

Students in the UCLA/Getty Conservation Program recently dug up ancient wall paintings buried on the grounds of the Getty Villa. Not real ones, of course—it was all part of a classroom exercise for us conservators-in-training to better understand how conservation… More»

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      Head flasks were a trend starting in the 1st century A.D.

      A little taller than 6 inches, this young man’s head could be filled with any liquid. 

      Blue Head Flask, A.D. 300 - 500, Roman. J. Paul Getty Museum.

      09/20/14

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