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Join us every day at 1 pm in the galleries for The Daily Dig, a 15-minute exploration of an extraordinary artifact.

Oct

6

Relief from a statue base of an incense burner, supported by the upper body of a humanoid figure and flanked by lions.
Adult Classes Virtual Event

The Deep Dig

Building Buddhism in Medieval China

Thursday | October 6th | 6:30 pm ET


Oct

9

A woman with a mambabatok tattoo on her thigh.

Second Sunday Culture Films

The Modern Mambabatok

Sunday | October 9th | 2:00 pm ET


Oct

12

A man giving a tour outside Humayan’s Tomb.

Great Lecture

India and the World Heritage Convention at 50

Wednesday | October 12th | 6:00 pm ET


Oct

15

Map of Lenapehoking land.
Lectures

The Archaeology of Lenapehoking

12,000 years of Lenape

Saturday | October 15th | 2:00 pm ET


Oct

15

Lectures

“If a crocodile has sex with her, she will die swiftly”

Dreams and Divination in Ancient Egypt

Saturday | October 15th | 3:30 pm ET


Oct

25

Depiction of a voyage found on a piece of ancient pottery.
Member Events Virtual Event

Member Preview

Heroic Voyages

Tuesday | October 25th | 7:00 pm ET


Oct

29

Two people performing a dance.
CultureFest!

CultureFest! Día de los Muertos

Saturday | October 29th | 10:00 am ET


November

Nov

2

This picture depicts the birth of Gautama Buddha, in a forest at Lumbini. The Buddha's mother is holding a branch of a tree for support during birth. In the picture also some gods and some servants of can be seen.

Great Lecture

The Birthplace of the Buddha and Other Failures

Wednesday | November 2nd | 6:00 pm ET


Nov

3

Depiction of a voyage found on a piece of ancient pottery.
Adult Classes Virtual Event

The Deep Dig

Heroic Voyages

Thursday | November 3rd | 6:30 pm ET


Nov

5

A group of people walking through the woods at Abbott Farms in the fall.
Adult Events

Archaeology at Abbott Farm

Saturday | November 5th | 9:30 am ET


Nov

10

Lectures

Tecumseh and the Shadow of Thucydides

Thursday | November 10th | 5:00 pm ET


Nov

11

Adult Events

Golden Gala at the Penn Museum

Friday | November 11th | 6:30 pm ET


Nov

13

Mu in a boat, riding down the river.

Second Sunday Culture Films

Mu and the Vanishing World

Sunday | November 13th | 2:00 pm ET


Nov

14

 Virtual Event

Science On Tap

Autonomous Robots, Aerial Imagery, and Archaeology

Monday | November 14th | 6:00 pm ET


Nov

15

Lectures

Classics and the Grammar of Loss in the Black Feminist Tradition

Tuesday | November 15th | 5:00 pm ET


Nov

17

Lectures

Remembering Differently

Classical Alibis in contemporary fiction from Fran Ross to Ocean Vuong

Thursday | November 17th | 5:00 pm ET


Nov

19

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Opening Weekend.
All Ages

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Opening

Saturday | November 19th | 10:00 am ET


Nov

20

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Opening Weekend.
All Ages

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Opening

Sunday | November 20th | 10:00 am ET


Nov

26

Specialty Tours

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Tour

Saturday | November 26th | 2:00 pm ET


Nov

27

Specialty Tours

Eastern Mediterranean Gallery Tour

Sunday | November 27th | 2:00 pm ET