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Beautiful day here at the Penn Museum.
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New forensic evidence gleaned from the remains of Pharaoh Senebkay—whose tomb and remains were discovered last year by Penn Museum researchers—indicates that the Egyptian ruler died in battle, viciously attacked by multiple assailants. Read more: http://bit.ly/senebkay

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Next week, Dr. Lucy Fowler Williams, American Section Associate Curator and Keeper, offers a special workshop (designed for teens through adults) that picks up on themes from the book "Orphan Train" (2013) by Christina Baker Kline, chosen by the Free Library of Philadelphia as its 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia selection. Join Dr. Williams on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 pm, for this behind-the-scenes Native American object exploration, discussion, and reflective personal writing program. Register today: http://bit.ly/1D3Foax
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A sneak peek into our newest exhibition, "Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama," opening at the Museum this Saturday. Find out what it's all about: http://bit.ly/beneaththesurface
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Calling all high school educators! Next month, the Penn Museum is hosting a free Teacher Institute focused on Native American Peoples: Past and Present in collaboration with the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Attendees work with field experts to develop pre- and post-museum lessons plans, and receive a stipend for their efforts—as well as free breakfast and lunch, and reduced-cost Museum admission for your school. Sign up now: http://bit.ly/1wefKfA
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Congratulations to Dr. Brian Rose, who will receive the Archaeological Institute of America's Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement next year: http://bit.ly/brian-rose-award
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Come and kick off the holidays at our "Peace around the World" celebration, this Saturday, December 6 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and discover seasonal traditions from across the globe. The event is FREE for all visitors, and includes admission to our international galleries!

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Today, on #GivingTuesday, give a child the gift of discovery. For as little as $33, you can enrich the education of one seventh grade public school student in Philadelphia by bringing ancient cultures to life through our innovative "Unpacking the Past" program—and help us reach our goal of 100 donors by midnight tonight: http://bit.ly/pm-giving-tuesday
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New from Publisher DK, "History of the World in 1,000 Objects" offers a unique look at world history through human-made artifacts. More than 200 of the objects in this marvelous, full-color book are housed right here in the Penn Museum's international collections. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1000-objects
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