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The Daily Dig

One artifact. Three minutes. Endless insights.

With a million world wonders in the collection, there’s an incredible discovery to be made every single day! While the Penn Museum is now open, Daily Digs continue online. Together, we’ll dig into a 3-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.

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