University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Dig Science! Analyzing Ancient Egypt’s Artificial Blue “Stone”

Saturday 04 May 2019
1:00PM - 1:15PM
Upper Egypt - Penn Museum

Objects in Collection

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Dig Science! Analyzing Ancient Egypt’s Artificial Blue “Stone”
Guide Paul Verhelst, Penn PhD Student and CAAM Instructional Support Assistant
Gallery Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display
Object Faience Shabti

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.

Free with Museum admission.

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