University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Peter Bogucki

Remembering Bernard Wailes

A Portrait

By: Peter Bogucki and Genevieve Fisher and Ron Hicks and Susan A. Johnston and Tom McCulloch and Bailey Young and Pam Crabtree

Dr. Bernard Wailes was Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Associate Curator Emeritus of the Penn Museum’s European Archaeology Section. Bernard was born in Mawgan Porth in Cornwall, and he received his education at St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge, including his B.A. (1957), M.A. (1961), and Ph.D. (1964). He was a student of Grahame Clark, Raleigh […]


Greg Possehl

A Portrait

By: Peter Bogucki and Uzma Z. Rizvi and Peter Bogucki

I always knew when Dr. P was in his office at the Penn Museum. His car with the license plate Meluhha (the Sumerian name for the Harappan Civilization) alerted all of us to his presence. I recently went to visit the Museum and realized how much I missed that simple welcoming sight. Dr. Gregory L. Possehl, […]


Greg Possehl

A Portrait

By: Peter Bogucki and Uzma Z. Rizvi and Peter Bogucki

I always knew when Dr. P was in his office at the Penn Museum. His car with the license plate Meluhha (the Sumerian name for the Harappan Civilization) alerted all of us to his presence. I recently went to visit the Museum and realized how much I missed that simple welcoming sight. Dr. Gregory L. Possehl, […]


The Antiquity of Dairying in Temperate Europe

By: Peter Bogucki

The Problem The antiquity of dairying is a problem which has received scant archaeological attention, yet one which is crucial to the understanding of prehistoric animal husbandry in the Old World. The keeping of animals for their milk leads to an entirely different set of economic relationships from those conditioned by the carnivorous exploitation of […]