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Events Calendar

Date Event Category
Dec
08
Understanding Ancient Egyptian Comics: Conversations, Quarrels, and Songs in Ancient Egyptian Tombs
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
05
The Stuff You Do Not See: Conservation for a Renovated Museum
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
27
Reports from the Field
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
17
Watery Landscapes of Ancient Egypt, Their Depiction, and Why They Mattered
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
17
The Devil’s Diary by Robert K. Wittman
Saturday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
14
Repatriating Tribal Objects in the Digital Age
Wednesday | 5:00 pm
 
Nov
08
A Heritage Preservation Tradition in Qatar
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
07
Protecting Stuff Today: Cultural Heritage Sites and the Penn Museum
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
25
New Research in Mexico: Heritage Work of Two Graduate Students
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Oct
20
Ancient Egyptian Furniture: From the Earliest Examples to Those “Wonderful Things” of the New Kingdom
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
03
Great Stuff: Director’s Highlights of the Penn Museum Collection
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
27
Memory at “The Mine of Death”: Cultural Landscapes of Andean Mercury Mining
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Sep
23
The Digital Restoration Initiative: Reading the Invisible Library
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Sep
15
The Egyptian Empire Strikes Back: Deir el-Ballas and the Hyksos Expulsion
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Jun
23
Looking Back and Ahead: 40 years of new music in Philadelphia, plus what's next?
Saturday | 10:30 am
 
Jun
16
Back to Sumer - Recent results from the Italian Excavations at Tell Zurghul, ancient Nigin, in Southern Iraq
Saturday | 5:00 pm
 
Jun
06
SOLD OUT: Philadelphia: Colonial City to Modern Metropolis
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
May
19
Private Coffins from the Amarna Period
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
May
11
Ancient Tuberculosis and Leprosy: Pre-Columbian Presence in the New World
Friday | 6:30 pm
 
May
02
SOLD OUT: City in the Islamic World: Theory, Plan, Law, and Use
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
25
Wolf Humanities Forum: Death, Burial, and the Afterlife in Early Mesopotamia
Wednesday | 5:00 pm
 
Apr
23
Tourism and Community: an Ecuadorian village builds on its past” with Chris Hudson, University College London
Monday | 3:00 pm
 
Apr
21
Center for Ancient Studies Annual Symposium: "Cities in the Ancient World"
Saturday | 9:00 am
 
Apr
20
CAS Keynote Lecture: “The Role of Temples in Mesopotamian Cities: The case of Ur in the Old Babylonian period”
Friday | 5:00 pm
 
Apr
14
"The Prisoner Statues from King Pepi I’s Pyramid Complex"
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Apr
04
SOLD OUT: Rome, the Eternal City
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Mar
24
Every Tomb Tells a Story
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Mar
14
SOLD OUT: The Forbidden City: Emperors, Ritual, Residence, and City
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Mar
07
POSTPONED: The Forbidden City: Emperors, Ritual, Residence, and City
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
23
The Other Book of the Dead, an Essential Item for the Afterlife of Ancient Egyptian Kings
Friday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
22
The Truth About Power: Memory, Institutions, and the 1890 Ghost Dance” with Tiffany Hale, American Philosophical Society
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Feb
12
Chariot and Horse in the Ancient World
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
11
Dragons of the North: The World of Viking Longships
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Feb
10
Alexandria in the Age of Augustus: The View from Cleopatra’s Palace
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Feb
10
SOLD OUT: Annual Petersen Lecture: Translating the Odyssey: Why and How
Saturday | 2:00 pm
 
Feb
10
Pre-Columbian Society Lecture: Classic Veracruz Writing
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Feb
07
SOLD OUT: India’s ‘City of Victory:’ Social Worlds and Survival in a Semi-arid Megalopolis
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Jan
27
The Marsha Bagoish Underwater Project
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Jan
03
SOLD OUT: “When on high the heavens were yet unnamed”: How the great god Marduk built the city of Babylon
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
16
An Unusual Libation Basin in the Glencairn Museum
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
06
SOLD OUT: The Urbanized Jungle: Ancient Maya Garden Cities
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
18
The Afterlife of Egyptian Kings
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
16
CANCELLED: The Gordion Cultural Heritage Program as Public Engagement
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
13
Voices from Syria: A Conversation with Author Wendy Pearlman
Monday | 5:30 pm
 
Nov
12
The Musician’s Life
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
04
The Evolutionary Genomic Dynamics of Peruvians Before, During, and After the Inca Empire
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
02
The Religious Center of the City of Knossos: Excavations of a Plot in the Modern Village
Thursday | 5:30 pm
 
Nov
01
Object Histories: Inside Repatriation at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Wednesday | 7:00 pm
 
Nov
01
SOLD OUT: The Lost Cities of Ancient Egypt
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
21
Of Scribes and Stables: Recent Discoveries in a New Kingdom Cemetery at South Abydos
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
18
The Ancient Greeks and the Future of the Human Race
Wednesday | 5:00 pm
 
Oct
17
Travels of an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
04
SOLD OUT: The Greek Polis: Imagining the Ideal City
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
16
New Discoveries from the 2016 and 2017 Excavations at Anubis-Mountain, South Abydos
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Aug
31
Science of a Psychopath: Identifying the American Ripper
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Jun
10
Maya Palaces in Ruins: Stephens’ and Catherwood’s Presentation of the Past
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Jun
07
Tomb Guardians: The Story of the Chinese Winged Lions in the Penn Museum
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
May
13
Muut Questions: Exploring Modern and Ancient Mayan Connections to Birds
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
May
04
When Museums Tackle Tough Topics: Race, Science, and the Penn Museum
Thursday | 6:30 pm
 
May
03
Man-lions, “Blood-seed” Demons, and Wish-fulfilling Cows: Assorted Beings from the Indian Imagination
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
15
Safe Passage: Ancient Egyptian Vernacular Shrines in the Western Desert
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Apr
08
Twisted Records: Wari-style Khipus and What We Might Know about Them
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Apr
05
Beasts in the Night Sky: The Constellation Myths of Greece and Rome
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
04
Preservation of Art and Culture in Times of War: Public Keynote Panel New Frontiers in the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Tuesday | 5:00 pm
 
Apr
04
Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa
Tuesday | 12:30 pm
 
Mar
30
AIA Evening Lecture
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Mar
18
Annual Korsyn Lecture: What’s New with King Tut?
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Mar
02
Political Statements and Shifting Temporal Edges: Architectural Heritage for a Yugoslav Socialist City, 1951-1968
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Mar
01
Underwater Panthers and Their Place in the Native American Cosmos
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
24
Alcohol in the Ancient World Keynote Address
Friday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
19
Giving to the Gods: Votives and Magic at Sardis, Turkey
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Feb
11
Pharaoh Alexander the Great: The Egyptian Background of the Alexander Romance
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Feb
01
Monsters of the Maya Cosmos
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Jan
19
Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Jan
19
Community Based Cultural Heritage in Practice
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Jan
14
A Community and Its Temple
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Jan
04
The Hobbits of Flores Island:  Myth, Magic, Majesty of Homo floresiensis
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
10
Middle Kingdom Clappers, Dancers, Birth Magic, and the Reinvention of Ritual
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
07
The Strong Silent Type: The Sphinx
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
01
The Memory of Property: Decolonial Futures for Ethnographic Collections?
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
19
New Discoveries in Ancient Turkey
Saturday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
17
The Lord of the Gold Rings: The Griffin Warrior of Pylos
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
14
The Phoenicians at the Ends of the Earth: Motya in Western Sicily and the Creation of Mediterranean Civilization 
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
14
Vikings, Pioneers and Natives: The Kensington Rune Stone and the Contested History of the American Mid-West
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
13
Building the City in Palestine: Jericho Across the Ages and its Image in the Bible
Sunday | 3:00 pm
 
Nov
12
Pre-Columbian Society Talk: The Tihosuco Heritage Preservation and Community Development Project
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
10
POSTPONED: The Gordion Cultural Heritage Program as Public Engagement
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
05
Fit for a King: Recent Discoveries in Predynastic Hierakonpolis, Egypt’s First Capital
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
05
Experimental Archaeology: Weaving on the Warp-Weighted Loom
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
02
Centaurs, Sirens and Chimaera: The Greeks and their Monsters
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
27
CANCELLED - The Linguistic and Cultural Heritage of the Philadelphia Deaf Community
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Oct
22
Ambiguous Futures and Murky Waters: Climate Change and Risk in Southeast Alaska
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Oct
15
Crafts and Consumerism in Predynastic Egypt
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
06
Archaeology and Conservation in Turkey
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
05
Anzu: The Lion-Headed Eagle Who Wanted to Rule the Universe
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
27
Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
21
Rebooting Antiquity: How Holy Wars, Media Hype, and Digital Technologies Are Changing the Face of 21st Century Archaeology
Wednesday | 6:15 pm
 
Sep
17
Armed and Dangerous: An Iconography of Protective Middle and New Kingdom Demons
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Sep
08
The Three Phases of Sans Souci: Recent Discoveries and Heritage Archaeology at the Palace of Henry Christophe
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
May
14
A Place So Far Removed: Power and Identity in Sculptures from the Ancient Maya Frontier
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 

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