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Digs & Dice

Let’s Play Senet

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Thursday, Mar. 21, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm ET

$10 General | Free For Members

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Digs & Dice is a virtual series spotlighting and celebrating the power of games across human history. Join Penn Museum experts and game enthusiasts as we play games relevant to the collection and talk about fun and engaging topics related to archaeology, anthropology, and world cultures past and present.

Senet is an ancient Egyptian board game dating back 4,000 years. In addition to a popular game played across ancient Egyptian society, the game gained important religious meaning, acting as an interactive metaphor for the challenges people faced in the afterlife. Join Penn Museum experts as they play senet and talk about ancient Egyptian society, culture, and religion.