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World Culture Day: Turkish Delight!
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September 22, 2009, Volume 56, No. 04

 

Turkey

Visitors are invited to an afternoon of pure Turkish Delight! on Saturday, September 26 from 1-4 p.m., as the Penn Museum celebrates the opening of His Golden Touch: The Gordion Drawings of Piet de Jong with a wider look at the culture featuring Turkish dancing and music, an authentic cuisine demonstration, talks on ancient and modern Turkey, and crafts. The event is free with Museum admission donation. At left, watercolor reconstruction by Piet de Jong of a group of figures from the Painted House, ca. 500 BCE, excavated at Gordion.

Almanac - September 22, 2009, Volume 56, No. 04