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Chicago Scientists Open Egyptian Mummy Coffin

CHICAGO (AP) – Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax. 544 more words

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Peace around the World Holiday Celebration Dec. 6 at the Penn Museum

19th Annual Peace around the World: Free Family Holiday Celebration at  the Penn Museum
Saturday, December 6, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

“Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. 947 more words

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Penn Museum Hosts Mexican Observance Of Day Of The Dead Holiday

By Mark Abrams

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Penn Museum in University City will once again host the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration this weekend.Ana Flores, executive director of the Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia, is preparing a seven-tier altar to mark the holiday during which families recall their deceased loved ones. 234 more words

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Penn Museum Unveils New Program For Teaching 7th Graders Interactively

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) today announced a new partnership with the School District of Philadelphia that will give seventh graders the rare opportunity to experience ancient culture. 189 more words

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