FOR PRESS ONLY - Adopt an Artifact Day!

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Adopt an Artifact Day! takes place Saturday, May 1, 2010.

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family adopts the sphinx!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family pays a visit to the Penn Museum and adopts the sphinx while they're there!

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One of a pair of Foo Lions gets adopted by a Penn Museum visitor!

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While cats and other animals could be beloved pets, most of the animal mummies we have were sacred creatures, representatives of the divine.

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This bowl with ancestral Pueblo hand design was made in 1400-1500 AD.

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This clay figure from Veracruz Mexico wears an elaborate skin shirt and animal headdress that may indicate that he is a shaman.

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Bronze statue of a rooster from the Benin Kingdom of Nigeria.

MUSEUM LOCATION

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

MUSEUM HOURS

Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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