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Open House: Archaeology

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am EDT

Penn Museum
3260 South Street
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104 United States


AIA Society: Philadelphia

We’re celebrating International Archaeology Day with activities for aspiring explorers of all ages. Join Museum archaeologists, conservators, curators, and collections staff for a behind-the-scenes look into our excavation sites and current research at this special day, co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Society of the Archaeological Institute of America. Come and meet experts working in North America, Egypt, the Near East, and right here in Philadelphia. Dr. George Leader, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, offers the day’s keynote lecture, speaking about the 2017 excavations which uncovered early African American burials at the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia’s cemetery, located on Arch Street.

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Details

Date:
October 20, 2018
Time:
11:00 am EDT
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.penn.museum/calendar/eventdetail/975/open-house-archaeology

Contact

Robert Sutton
Phone:
215.898.2680
Email:
aiaphiladelphia@gmail.com

Venue

Penn Museum
3260 South Street
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104 United States
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