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The Daily Dig

Child Mummy

Thursday, November 14, 2019 |
1:00PM - 1:15PM

a group of people listening to a curator talk about greek vases


Egypt (Mummies) - Penn Museum


Part of the Daily Dig Program

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Guide Mark Van Horn, Penn PhD Student
Topic Child Mummy

The Penn Museum is home to remarkable objects and their powerful stories. Every day at 1:00 pm, dig into a 15-minute exploration of an extraordinary artifact. Gain deeper insights into its history, cultural context, caretaking, and more while you hear the unique perspectives of archaeologists, anthropologists, scientists, conservators, archivists, and other Museum specialists. After the talk, you are welcome to explore your questions with the presenter.