University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Objects in the Museum
Objects rotating

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insights.

The Penn Museum is home to remarkable objects and their powerful stories. Every day at 1:00 pm, dig into a 15-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. After the talk, you are welcome to explore your questions with the presenter.

Free with Museum admission.


Upcoming Dates

DateEventTime
Apr
25
The Daily Dig: False Door01:00PM - 01:15PM
Apr
26
The Daily Dig: Ruler Portrait Coins01:00PM - 01:15PM
Apr
27
The Daily Dig: Portrait of a Roman Matron01:00PM - 01:15PM
Apr
28
The Daily Dig: Puteoli Block01:00PM - 01:15PM
Apr
30
Dig Science! Analyzing Queen Puabi’s Gold Ribbon01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
01
Dig Science! Investigating Everyday Lives: The Science of Baking01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
02
Dig Science! The Science and Craftsmanship of Coffin-Making01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
03
Dig Science! Zooarchaeology of the Nemean Lion01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
04
Dig Science! Analyzing Ancient Egypt’s Artificial Blue “Stone”01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
05
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
07
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
08
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
09
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
10
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
11
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
12
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
14
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
15
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
16
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
17
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
18
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
19
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
21
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
22
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
23
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
24
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
25
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
26
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
28
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
29
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
30
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
May
31
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM

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