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Updates from Thrace: A Roman Gemstone – Samuel Holzman

The carnelian gemstone with a representation of Hermes (illustration by Sam Holzman).

Every year, the Penn Museum provides support to Penn undergraduates and graduate students as they deepen their understanding of the human experience outside the Museum’s walls. Follow these blog posts from our intrepid young scholars as they report on the sights and sites that they encounter throughout their travels in the field. This summer I […]

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Working for the Weekend- Touring Northern Greece

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In addition to our work at the field school here in Northern Greece, on weekends we often travel to nearby archaeological sites.  This seems to achieve the goal of familiarizing ourselves with the area and facilitates drawing connections between and recognizing the ancient relationships of these sites.  Such connections were especially apparent as we toured […]

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