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Constructing “Secrets of the Silk Road”

By: Gabrielle Niu

The sands of the Taklamakan Desert are forming at the Penn Museum! See how the Xiaohe burial grounds are being transported to the Secrets of the Silk Road exhibition.

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Native American Voices at the Penn Museum

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