University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Clarence S. Fisher

A Group of Theban Tombs

Work of the Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Egypt

By: Clarence S. Fisher

During the winter seasons of 1921-22 and 1922-23 the University Museum chose for its field of operations in Egypt a portion of the necropolis of Thebes. This cemetery stretches for several miles along the western bank of the Nile opposite Luxor and has rightly been considered for many ages one of the most important localities […]


Beth Shean

By: Clarence S. Fisher

The Beth-shean of Scripture, called Scythopolis by the Greeks and now the little village of Beisan, has been an object of scholarly interest ever since the modern scientific world turned its attention to the study of the history and topography of the Holy Land.   It is true that Biblical references are meagre and later […]