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Great Riddles in Archaeology

October 4, 2011, Volume 58, No. 06

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From the knights of King Arthur’s roundtable to the deepest depths of Atlantis, some of the world’s greatest archaeological riddles have eluded mankind for centuries. Discover and explore these mind-boggling riddles in the upcoming season of the Penn Museum’s popular monthly lecture series presented by current archaeologists and scholars.

Great Riddles in Archaeology will be offered the first Wednesday of every month, now through June 2012.

The series begins tomorrow with King Arthur, Camelot and the Quest for a Holy Grail, presented by Richard Hodges, Williams Director of the Penn Museum.

It continues November 2, Noah’s Ark, Fredrik Hiebert

December 7, The Mystery of Stonehenge, Ulsav Schurmans

January 4, El Dorado and the Fountain of Youth, Clark L. Erickson

General admission is $5 per event in advance or $10 at the door. Subscriptions to all nine events are available for $40.

Museum members receive free admission to these lectures with advanced registration only.

Visit www.penn.museum for the complete schedule and to register for one lecture or the complete series.

Related: HR: Upcoming Programs; Penn Science and Lightbulb Cafe; Annual Commuter Fair; Update

Almanac - October 4, 2011, Volume 58, No. 06