Welcome to our online exhibits!

This page contains studies conducted by professors and students of the University of Ottawa. These exhibits offer a deeper insight into select objects from our collection. Browse our exhibits by clicking on the linked titles below!

Loom Weights in Apulia

  • This exhibit focuses on loom weights from a collection gifted to the museum by Maria Verbena Donati Jenkins of Ottawa in 2014. In the exhibit, Curator Antonia Holden looks to contextualize the objects by doing a deep dive into the history of loom weights and their role in Peucetian culture.

Egyptian Material Culture

  • This exhibit highlights a selection of artefacts related to Egyptian culture. Though some of these objects are likely Roman or Greek in origin, each piece reflects the influence of Egyptian styles and ideas.