University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Daily Dig - Sara Yorke Stevenson: The First Female Egyptologist

Thursday 16 May 2019
1:00PM - 1:15PM
Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display - Penn Museum

Objects in Collection

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Title Sharing the Human Experience: Penn’s Role in Understanding People and the Past
Guide Dr. Jen Wegner, Associate Curator, Egyptian Section
Gallery Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display
Object Statue of a Woman from Dendereh

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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