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FALL 2017 LECTURES

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December 16,  2017

Lecture & Holiday Party


Dr. Jennifer Houser Wegner
Associate Curator, Egyptian Section, Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NELC, University of Pennsylvania



"An Unusual Libation Basin in the Glencairn Museum"

Anthro 345
3:30 pm
(with holiday party post-lecture)


ARCE-PA welcomes ARCE-PA members and ARCE-PA friends who would like to share their favorite dishes with us! Please email info@arce-pa.org to let us know if you would like to bring some food to the post-lecture party.



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January 27, 2018 *SPECIAL LECTURE*
Emad Khalil, PhD
Professor of Maritime Archaeology; Vice-Dean for Graduate Studies and Research; Executive Director for the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Heritage; Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University.  
"The Marsha Bagoish Underwater Project"
Anthro 345
3:30pm

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February 10, 2018 **FREE LECTURE**
Peter van Minnen, PhD
Professor, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati
"Alexandria in the Age of Augustus: The View from Cleopatra’s Palace"
Anthro 345
3:30pm

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March 24, 2018  **Korsyn Lecture & UPM Egypt Culture Day**
Melinda Hartwig, PhD
Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art, Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University
"Every Tomb Tells a Story"
Anthro 345
3:30pm

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* Entrance fees for most lectures are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12 (unless otherwise stated).

* Please note: ARCE-PA does not sell tickets for the monthly lectures. All entry fees will be taken at the door of the lecture venue at the ARCE-PA table (unless otherwise stated).