Prerogative of Harlots is a blog about museums and museum collections, with an occasional seasoning of paleontology and a lot of really ill-informed musings about other stuff.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Yet Another Peabody Blog
Ariel Revan, a senior major in the Geology and Geophysics Department, recently retuned from a week long trip to Switzerland, where she was looking at the skeletal anatomy of Stegosaurus. Her work will feed into the remounting of our stegosaur skeleton at the Peabody, which we're hoping to do as part of the fossil hall renovations. You can read about her trip here. Do you think there's nothing more to learn about such a familiar dinosaur? Well, read on....
Rudyard Kipling said that power without responsibility is the prerogative of harlots. Some cynics say that it is also the prerogative of the tenured museum curator. Am I am one of those cynics? Read the blog and decide for yourself.