Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 13, November 21, 2000

| FRONT PAGE | CONTENTS | JOB-OPS | CRIMESTATS | SENATE/COUNCIL: 2000-2001 Committees | UPDATE on SECURITY ISSUES | PENNs WAY 2001: Week 3 | OPERATION SANTA CLAUS | TALK ABOUT TEACHING ARCHIVE | BETWEEN ISSUES | DECEMBER at PENN | DECEMBER EXTRAS! | CALENDAR INDEX  | DEADLINES


December Extras !

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Ancient Egyptian Treasures

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Treasures of the Museum's Egyptian Galleries

1. Sandstone Statue from Abydos of Sitepehu, the Overseer of Priests, during the reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1479-?1458 B.C.E.

2. Statue of Amun, the great state god at Thebes, from ca. 1332-1292 B.C.E.

3. Lintel carved of limestone that commemorates the joint regency of Hatshepsut, one of the first female pharaohs, and her nephew/stepson Thutmose III. Dating from ca. 1479-1458 B.C.E., the lintel was found in the mortuary temple of Ramses II in Thebes.

4. Gilded funerary mask from the Ptolemaic or Roman Period (after 300 B.C.E.)

Photos by Tom Jenkins

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ICA: Three Exhibits

Through February 4.

Lisa Yuskavage; Philadelphia artist's unsettling and provocative paintings

Hella Jongerius and Jurgen Bey; Dutch designers' Droog products made from recycled mass-produced objects

AT LEFT: Mei Ling Hom: Silkworm Grind; installation focusing on Asian women's experiences

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44 Celebrity Eyes in a Museum Storeroom; artifacts chosen by celebrities from Museum storerooms. Events surrounding the exhibition: formal ground-breaking, April 14; gala preview party, April 15. Mainwaring Wing, 3rd floor, University Museum.

 
 
   
 
 
 

 

Some Celebrety Eyes, above: actor, Kevin Bacon (yellow); cellist, Yo Yo Ma (red); Ben Franklin (blue); designer, Mary McFadden (pink); Philadelphia Phillies' Doug Glanville (green); and chef, Georges Perrier (orange). Click here for more info or See Exhibits .

 


 

 

 


 

 

Basket weaver Rosa Smith with her boat basket, ca. 1905. Photo by H.C. Meredith

 

Basket weaver Mary Posh, her husband Ned, their baby son Roger, and their daughter or niece, Margaret, ca. 1903. Photo by A.O. Carpenter.

 

Twined burden basket by Alice Worris. Diameter 76 cm. (30 in.). Photograph by Francine Sarin.

 

Basket weaver Alice Worris and her burden basket, ca. 1905, at the annual fish camp site on Upper Lake Shore (with framework for tule house behind her). Photograph by H.C. Meredith.

Pomo Indians and their baskets. From the University Museum exhibit "Pomo Indian Basket Weavers"-- now through February 25, 2001. See Exhibits.

 

 


A Feast for King Midas

   
Above: A lion-headed situla, or bucket, used for carrying beverages from larger to smaller cauldrons. (Drawing courtesy of The Gordion Project, 1957).
 
Above, right: A plaster cast head of "King Midas," reconstructed by Richard Neave, U. of Manchester, working from the actual skull found in the royal tomb.
 
At right: In "King Midas" Tomb; Gordion, Turkey.
 

 

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Photos courtesy of the Gordion Project, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology.

 


 

 


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2000 Holiday Hours Winterfest at Sansom Common


Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 13, November 21, 2000

| FRONT PAGE | CONTENTS | JOB-OPS | CRIMESTATS | SENATE/COUNCIL: 2000-2001 Committees | UPDATE on SECURITY ISSUES | PENNs WAY 2001: Week 3 | OPERATION SANTA CLAUS | TALK ABOUT TEACHING ARCHIVE | BETWEEN ISSUES | DECEMBER at PENN | DECEMBER EXTRAS! | CALENDAR INDEX  | DEADLINES