A Pictorial Review: Andante Travels treats its guests to a distinctive exploration of the spectacular and opulent playgrounds of ancient Rome’s rich and famous.
An Interview with Prof. Frank Korn
You don't have to travel to Rome to see it.
A new exhibit explores aesthetics and scale In everyday objects of the past at the Penn Museum.
Through historical records and archaeology, author Anthony Barrett relates a detailed accounting of the Great Fire of Rome and how it profoundly changed the empire’s history.
What do the Herculaneum scrolls have to do with the decipherment of the iconic Rosetta Stone, key to unlocking Egyptian hieroglyphs? These authors explain.
Priceless artifacts from Africa tell a story of culture and colonialism.
A Tale of Forensics, Politics and Nationalism
A young woman from Russia made history at the ancient Maya site of Piedras Negras.
On Aspects of Education and Apprenticeship in Ancient Mesopotamia
The move of the massive Sphinx of Ramses II to its new home is one of many changes coming to the Penn Museum in the Fall of 2019.
The ancient Egyptian tomb of this queen easily rivals those of any of the great pharaohs — even that of her husband, Ramesses the Great.
The history and the archaeology behind the famous Roman siege of the Jewish rebels at the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
An archaeologist summarizes the major discoveries shedding light on a prehistoric human presence in the Sahara.
Writing for young readers, author Laura Scandiffio relates the detailed story about the remarkable burial discovery of King Richard III and what it says about the real king, beyond...
A new book and exhibition tell the story of medieval Saharan Africa and how it made history.
Explore human origins through this unique travel opportunity.