What's On: Great Death Pit of Ur

Category: Produced Film

Length: 02:32

Video Date 06/25/2018
Film Description In this new series, What's On?, experts from the Penn Museum will tell you all about the new research, discoveries, and untold stories from the artifacts on display in the Museum galleries.

Kicking off the series is the story of the Great Death Pit of Ur. Among the sites in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, The Great Death Pit has remained a mystery. Who did this large burial site belong too? New research by Richard Zettler, Ph.D. and Aubrey Baadsgaard, Ph.D. has provided some theories about who might have been buried there.
Video Category Produced Film