University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Since 1958, Expedition has been published as the members' magazine of the Penn Museum. Here you can find a complete online archive of nearly 2,000 articles published in Expedition up to last year. Special issues focus on themes, current excavations, research projects, or upcoming exhibitions. To explore the Museum's other digital content, visit The Digital Penn Museum.

Spotlight On: Piedras Negras

Learn about the Penn Museum’s excavation to Piedras Negras and the history behind the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphics. Travel back in time to meet J. Alden Mason, Linton Satterthwaite, and Tatiana Proskouriakoff and how they brought us closer to understanding the ancient Maya civilization.



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