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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. 170 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 Walking Tour Will Spotlight Food Down Through The Ages

By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new self-guided tour celebrating food in various cultures is coming to the Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology… 223 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… 232 more words


6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found in museum basement

Researchers from a Philadelphia museum found a human skeleton estimated to be 6,500-years-old sitting in its basement untouched for 85 years, according to the Penn Museum. 71 more words