The JMM has an ethnographic and archaeological collection that includes everything from Babylonian tablets to Roman lamps, stone tools from local Native American mound sites and an authentic Egyptian mummy. The collection consists of over 2,000 pieces. It houses objects from around the world including Egypt, Japan, Africa and the Americas. The JMM is not actively collecting archaeological or ethnographic materials but maintains its current collection for educational purposes.

This collection is not yet available to search online, inquiries can be sent to the collections manager at [email protected]


Fox, H. (2012) Analyzing Textile Artifacts in the Joseph Moore Museum Anthropology Collection

Making our collections possible

Our collections and research are possible because of the generosity of donors.