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Whaling Harpoon

Thursday, January 16, 2020 |
1:00PM - 1:15PM

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

Location

Native American Voices - Penn Museum

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Guide Chelsea Cohen, Penn Ph.D. Student
Topic Whaling Harpoon

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.

Part of the Daily Dig Program