University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Daily Dig: The Book of Love


Date
Saturday 16 February 2019
Time
1:00PM - 1:15PM
Location
Middle East Galleries - Penn Museum
Category

Objects in Collection

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Title The Book of Love
Guide Phillip Jones, Associate Curator and Keeper of Collections, Babylonian Section
Gallery Middle East Galleries
Object Marriage Text Tablet

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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