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November 8, 2013

The Franklin Institute Presents An Exhibition Of Archeological Treasures In One Day in Pompeii, On View November 9-April 27, 2014

Ready for a glimpse of the ancient past? Buried beneath volcanic ash for more than a thousand years after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the remains of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii were preserved in time. Since the site’s rediscovery and excavation nearly 300 years ago, Pompeii and its sister sites […]

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October 8, 2013

Coming Attraction: One Day in Pompeii Arrives At The Franklin Institute November 9 To Exhibit Archeological Treasures In An Immersive Exhibit

Buried beneath volcanic ash for more than a thousand years after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the remains of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii were preserved in time. Since the site’s rediscovery and excavation nearly 300 years ago, Pompeii and its sister sites surrounding Vesuvius have captivated visitors with an unparalleled […]

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January 16, 2013

New Exhibition “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel” Coming To The Penn Museum February 10-May 19

A very important piece of archeological history is making its last United States stop in the City of Brotherly love. The Penn Museum is hosting an exciting traveling exhibit from February 10-May 19. Making its last stop in the United States before it travels to Paris and then home to Israel, Unearthing a Masterpiece: A […]

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October 12, 2012

Channel Your Inner Indiana Jones At The Penn Museum’s National Archaeology Day Celebration, Saturday, October 20

For the second annual National Archeology Day, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will celebrate by paying tribute to everyone’s favorite fake archeologist-explorer: Indiana Jones. Join in on a game show, stories from a National Geographic archeologist, touchable artifacts including a real ancient mummy, a kids and family obstacle course, arts and […]

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July 18, 2012

Penn’s Landing Invites You To Unearth History At The West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Starting Today, July 18, Through July 20

Philadelphia prides itself as a city rich in American history. With landmarks and historic sites like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, it’s no wonder why. But have you ever wondered what’s below the ground? Starting today, July 18, the Delaware Waterfront Corporation invites you to Penn’s Landing to watch the exciting work and tour […]

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