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Underground at the Penn Museum

6,500 year old skeleton makes its debut in The Artifact Lab. 

The Ur skeleton is coming to The Artifact Lab this weekend.  Watch this video on the history of the excavations at Ur before you visit. 

Time to get an education. 

Hipster Sphinx.

Today in History. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the order making Hawaii the 50th state in the union.  

We love a good scavenger hunt.  Thanks for the challenge.  

There are tons more.

#DYK that today is the 2000th anniversary of the death of the Roman Emperor Augustus.

The Panama Canal turned 100 today.  Here it is at 21.

From the Kate and Arthur Tode Collection: 1936 South America/Panama Canal (Reel 1)

#tbt from the film archives. Maasai Dancing. August 1952, East Africa. Maasai village.

From the Penn Museum’s Watson Kitner Collection