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Interviews, photos and video: Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee celebrating centennial

By Brandy McDonnellAn abbreviated version of this story appears in the Sunday Life section of The Oklahoman.Encyclopedic centennial: Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th anniversarySHAWNEE – A full suit of armor dating to 1446 stands next to a Japanese samurai helmet circa 1500, a beautifully decorated ceramic Chinese egg jar from the 1800s dominates a corner near the only two ancient Egyptian mummies in Oklahoma, and a conquistador’s helmet tops a towering cabinet containing, among other things, a pair of shrunken human heads from South America.“The shrunken heads are very popular around here,” said Delaynna Trim, curator of collections for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art.Read more on NewsOK.com

 

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