Object Location Map

Browse and discover collection objects from across the globe with the Object Location Map.
Geocoded Locations

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Object cataloging contains place names which are geocoded for display on a map. Click on a location indicator pin or circle to zoom into that area. You can refine your search down to a specific place name. Click the place name link to see objects in the online collections associated with that place.

Please note this map does not capture all Museum objects. Some place name data is either too broad (Asia) or too specific (altar) to geocode. Over 92% of the collection is geocoded here, and you can use collections search to browse and filter on other cataloging information.

Questions/Comments please email digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org

All work on this Object Location Map was done by Michael W. Condiff of the Penn Museum.

Highlighted Locations
Dra Abu El-Naga, Egypt

Dra Abu El-Naga, Egypt

Located on the west bank of the Nile near Thebes, the Egyptian site of Dra Abu el-Naga is an important non-royal cemetery or necropolis. From 1921 to 1923, Clarence Fisher excavated at the site, focusing on the tombs of New Kingdom officials and the mortuary complex of the 18th Dynasty King Amenhotep I and his wife Nefertari (1525-1504 BCE).

Kourion, Cyprus.

Kourion, Cyprus

The island of Cyprus is located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the south of Turkey and west of Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. During the 20th century, the Penn Museum excavated at a number of locations in Cyprus. The site of Kourion resulted in some 2,000 objects coming to the Museum as a result of a division of finds with the Cyprus Department of Antiquities.

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