University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Reinterpreting an Old Dig: Sitio Conte and the Penn Museum

Has Sound

Time: 00:47:40  

Views: 1,469  

Film Description:Unlike many other museums, many collections at the Penn Museum were obtained through scientific excavation by professional archaeologists. The detailed excavation records by curator J. Alden Mason in 1940 provide the opportunity for scholars to continue learning about the indigenous past of Central America. Dr. Clark Erickson, Curator-in-Charge, American Section and Co-Curator of Beneath the Surface, discusses old and new insights from the collection.
Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:03/08/2015
Contributor: Clark Erickson

You may also be interested in these videos:

Interested in attending our Lecture Series?

Join us on first Wednesdays at 6:00 pm from October 2018 through June 2019 for our "Great Stuff" lecture series.

Learn More

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |