University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Daily Dig: Love at First Site

Friday 15 February 2019
1:00PM - 1:15PM
Middle East Galleries - Penn Museum

Objects in Collection

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Title Love at First Site
Guide Dr. Page Selinsky, Editor, Penn Museum Publications
Gallery Middle East Galleries
Object The Hasanlu Lovers

Please note this presentation will feature human remains. Images of human remains will be shown during the presentation and the two skulls of the “Hasanlu Lovers” will be present in the gallery. Guests will be informed before the human remains are made visible.

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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