the kitchen of Midas...feast
Patrick E. McGovern is the Scientific Director of Penn Museum's Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory, a Research Project Manager in the Near East Section of the Penn Museum, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a pioneer in the rapidly developing field of Biomolecular Archaeology, which is opening up new vistas on human biocultural development. He has published extensively on ancient dyes, fermented beverages, pottery technology, and glass colorants. As a Research Associate in the Near East Section of the Penn Museum, he has directed excavations in Jordan and published Museum monographs on the Baq`ah Valley Project and Beth Shan.
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