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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Balinese Expressions: What is Lamak?

Lamak often decorates the shrine’s tower where the wooden bell bale kulkul is housed and beaten to call the villagers for ceremonies.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2014

Egyptian Past: The Lady of Terror

How the rampaging Goddess of destruction was pacified.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2014

Food Culture: Aboriginal Bread

How do hunters bake their bread?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Aug 2014

Who Likes Indonesian Art?

A small group of connoisseurs finds the textile-delights in the Museum’s Collections store.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 01 Aug 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Indonesia's National Eagle

Decoding Garuda Pancasila, Indonesia's national emblem.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 31 Jul 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Fragments of World Prehistory

Professor Shellshear and his collection of stone-age artefacts.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Jul 2014

Egyptian Past: A Pedigree of our Apis Figure

Visual Grace in Faulty Body – How Original is Replica?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jul 2014

Egyptian Past: Who Guarded the Intestines?

The evolution of guarding body parts.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jun 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Meet your very great grandma

Eye to eye with our Ice-age ancestors.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jun 2014

Our Global Neighbours: The Colour of Afterlife

How ancient Egyptians netted themselves blue for eternity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Jun 2014