Den of Antiquity

A monthly blog by the Carlos Museum's Provenance Researcher, Annie Shanley. Each month, she will share about the process of provenance research, the complexities of repatriation, and the fascinating stories behind the objects in the Carlos permanent collections.

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Dr. Annie Shanley

Annie Shanley received her PhD in Egyptian Art from Emory University. For several years she taught art history at Emory University and the University of West Georgia. In 2014, Annie joined the staff of the Michael C. Carlos Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, where she specializes in researching the provenance of objects in the museum’s permanent collection. She lectures on ancient Egypt, as well as provenance and the ethics of collecting antiquities to both university classes and the general public across Atlanta. 


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