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Anthropology is all about what makes us human, our place in nature, our common concerns and our differences. Field Museum anthropologists explore these issues through laboratory and collections-based research at the Museum and at field sites throughout the world. They build and maintain the Museum's world class collections which now include more than a million and a half objects documenting the diversity and accomplishments of humankind. Our scientists also  teach others, through exhibits, public programs and advanced training.

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Image above: Chinese rubbing in vermilion ink. Catalog Number 341389. © The Field Museum, GN91259_058d, Photographer Karen Bean.

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    Ryan Williams

    Associate Curator and Section Head Integrative Research Center
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    Jamie Kelly

    Head of Anthropology Collections; Collections Manager Gantz Family Collections Center

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