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Frolic for Less: Free Admission to 16 Museums September 27th

This Saturday the Smithsonian brings us Museum Day Live, a nationwide event that offers free admission to museums around the country, including sixteen in and around Philadelphia.  35 more words


Penn Museum To Display Ancient Human Skeleton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton that was recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum storage room. 194 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

The mummies linen wrap was is good condition, and only began to fray near the torn area.



What Is Race Anyway?

As mentioned in my previous post I visited the US for a week and a half a couple of weeks ago. I spent three days in New York where I was a little surprised by the amount of ethnic diversity in the city. 460 more words


Penn Museum Lecture Series Returns

Author: Emilie C. K. LaRosa

Every year the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology hosts a thematic lecture series open to the public. This isn’t the first time I’ve touted this fantastic program. 228 more words


Centuries Old Skeleton Discovered At Penn Museum

By Michelle Durham

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s not every day you discover a centuries old skeleton where you work, but that is exactly what happened recently at the… 227 more words