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Photographic Explorations:
A Century of Images in
Archaeology and Anthropology

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Photo: George F. Dales, 1969

George F. Dales surveyed the Seistan region (pictured above) of southwestern Afghanistan in search of evidence of contact between the Indus and Mesopotamian civilizations.

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Photo: Jane Goodale, 1954

The Tiwi are an Australian Aboriginal group living on
Melville Island. Jane Goodale, then a graduate student in Penn's
Anthropology Department, spent most of 1954 living among them.

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Photo: James B. Pritchard, 1958.

James B. Pritchard excavated the site of Gibeon in modern-day
Jordan, a site mentioned a number of times in the Bible. Pictured here is
the spectacular pool of Gibeon.

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Photo by John Henry Haynes, 1899

Workers carry away baskets full of dirt in a stark, surreal landscape
at Nippur in Iraq, 1899.

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ICA Presents: Charles Ledray, Sculpture 1989-2002
Through July 14

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At left: Charles LeDray, Come Together, 1995-1996, fabric, thread, embroidery floss, metal, 43.5 x 26 x 6.5 inches, Collection: San Francisco Museum of Art, couresy Sperone Westwater.



Below: Charles LeDray
Milk and Honey (detail), 1994-1996
2000 hand-thrown porcelain vessels
collection: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


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Space 1026: Scratch off the Serial; Through July 14.

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Space 1026, Scratch Off the Serial, Ink, pencil, digital manipulation. 9 x 12 inches. courtesy of Space 1026.


You go first :

Wall painting by Arturo Herrera

at ICA

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At right: interiror view of ICA corridor.

Below: view of corrider from outside ICA.

Off the Wall: Current Work by Robinson Fredenthal
Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives

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Above, from left to right:

Halh woman's hand-embroidered leather boots;

Classic saddle for everyday use;

a Halh married woman's summer deel and long vest from the early 20th century;

Halh man's summer deel and vest, early 20th century;

part of a married Halh woman's headdress from the early 20th century.

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The Collector's Eye: Nineteenth-Century Prints from the Arthur Ross Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Through June 9, 2002

Arthur Ross Gallery see Exhibits

Camille Corot (1796-1875)
Souvenier of Italy, 1866
Etching, State II/V
11 1/8" x 8 3/4"
Arthur Ross Foundation
Arthur Ross Gallery see Exhibits

Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
The Absinthe Drinker, 1860,
printed c. 1910 - 1912
Etching and aquatint on laid Japan paper, state IV/V, 11 3/8 x 6 1/3"
Arthur Ross Foundation

Arthur Ross Gallery see Exhibits

Recent Paintings by T.L. Solien
at Esther Klein galery through June 29


Solein's Ashes of a Flower Girl

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Morris Arboretum: Closely Observed,
Photos by Andrea Baldeck

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Morris Arboretum: David Rogers' Big Bugs Lands
Through June 30

Ant Sculpture
25' long x 12' wide x 10' high
Weight: 700 lbs. each
Body: bent willow on armature
Eyes: Carved red cedar
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Assassin bug Sculpture
7' long x 7' wide x 3' high
Weight: 200 lbs.
Body & legs: Carved black walnut
Eyes & sword: Carved red cedar
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Grasshopper Sculpture
11' long x 4.5' wide x 4' high
Weight: 200 lbs.
Carved black locust
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Praying mantis Sculpture
18' long x 20' wide x 2' diameter
Weight: 1200 lbs.
Carved black locust
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Dragonfly Sculpture
17' long x 17' wide x 1' diameter
Weight: 150 lbs.
Carved red cedar
Wings: willow on armature
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Spider with web Sculpture
Spider 3' long x 4' wide x 1' high
Carved red cedar
Weight: 60 lbs.
Web: 15' long x 15' wide
Weight: 50 lbs.
Willow on armature
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

Honeybee with hive Sculpture
Bee: 24" l x 16" w x 7" h
Weight: 50 lbs.
Black walnut
Hive: 10' diameter x 2.5' high
Willow on armature
Morris Arboretum see Exhibits

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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 32, April 30, 2002


Children's Festival

Alumni Weekend Classes

Alumni Weekend Activities


April 30, 2002
Volume 48 Number 32

School of Social Work selects three recipients for Excellence in Teaching Awards.
Robin Beck will succeed Jim O'Donnell at ISC when he leaves for Georgetown.
Virginia Clark leaves Penn for a newly created post at the Smithsonian.
Penn's Chaplain denounces hate speech.
The Bridge: Cinema De Lux comes to 40th and Walnut.
The Museum is preparing to open its new wing and courtyard to the community with several celebrations, tours and a new exhibition.
Retirement seminars for investors of all ages and at all stages of planning.
Procedures for the establishment, merger, and closing of departments, divisions and entities within schools.