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On Mrs. Mallowan in Mesopotamia, or Agatha Christie at the Penn Museum

My favorite author is Agatha Christie. I credit her novels for planting the seed of my archaeological interest. It took me forever to finish Death on the Nile and Murder in Mesopotamia when I was a kid because I’d stop at every monument reference to old school Google it (ie: check National Geographic). 235 more words


Penn Alumni Travel: California National Parks, June 2015

Author: Lucy Fowler Williams, Associate Curator/Sabloff Keeper, American Collections, Penn Museum

In June I had the amazing opportunity to participate on a Penn Alumni Travel… 983 more words


On Standing at the Archives Gate, or a Literal Glimpse into the Penn Museum Archives

I was wandering around the Penn Museum last weekend and stumbled into this sign while mesmerized by an amazing touchscreen installation in the Native American Voices exhibition. 618 more words


Penn Museum Celebrates Rome's Birthday With...Gladiators!

By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – What’s a birthday party without entertainment? Some people have clowns, others magicians, but sword-wielding gladiators will in the spotlight at a celebration today at the Penn Museum. 156 more words


Penn Museum of Art and Archaeology

Since we have this week off for Spring Break, I decided to visit the Penn Museum becuase I heard that they had a pretty cool collection. 109 more words