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Finding Aid Friday: Philadelphia Edition

This weekend I’m heading to Philadelphia to see the Bearded Ladies Cabaret school Kronenbourg 1664 drinkers, drag queen adorers, history aficionados, and free show lovers on the… 474 more words

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On taking a pottery class and how that has shaped my perception of artifacts

Like many students of archeology, I never taking a ceramics course would be a betterment to my artifact identifying skills. Last spring, I had finished my requirements and had a free class to do whatever with, and after a challenging fall semester, I decided to take a no-homework course.   207 more words

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Ginger Coyle @ The Penn Museum Summer Nights Series.

Text and images by Michele Zipkin.

New Jersey-born songwriter Ginger Coyle played a solo show this past Wednesday evening as part of the Penn Museum… 278 more words

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The Teva Interns Explore Mummies and Evolution at the Penn Museum

Throughout the semester, students in the Teva Pharmaceuticals Internship Program have journeyed to facilities all over the city. Among their many trips away from the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, they traveled to the… 203 more words

Teva Pharmaceuticals Internship

Spring 2016 Update Part 2

In my last post I addressed my time with Dr. Liz Bloch Smith and my first steps into Greek. This post will be about my time with the Ur Digitization Project. 1,153 more words

Archaeology

Iron Maiden, the Book of Souls, and the Ancient Maya - Guest Blog by Suzanne Nolan

Of all the film stars, celebrities, and bands I expected to be next in line to use the ancient Maya in their art and marketing, Iron Maiden did not reach high on my list. 721 more words

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African Art Showcased In New Exhibit At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

by Melony Roy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest exhibition aims to take visitors on a journey through Africa.

With “Creative Africa,” the Philadelphia Museum of art is celebrating African art and design with five distinct exhibitions, ranging from fashion and photography, to architecture and centuries-old sculptures. 190 more words

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