Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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Contents

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pp. vii-viii

Plates

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pp. ix-x

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Foreword

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pp. xi-xii

Since 1887, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has been one of the leading archaeology and anthropology museums in the world and has sponsored field research in every corner of the globe. The Museum is justly proud of the many kinds of treasures its expeditions have revealed. ...

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Adventures in Photography

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pp. 1-2

Since its founding in 1887, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has undertaken a program of fieldwork and exploration around the world that continues to this day. The collection of firsthand observations and evidence of human and material culture has been essential ...

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The Museum’s Expeditions

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pp. 2-13

Between 1889 and 1900 the Museum was the first American institution to carry out archaeological excavations in the Near East. The expedition to the site of ancient Nippur in Mesopotamia (Iraq), organized by John P. Peters, funded by the Babylonian Exploration Fund, and directed by Peters and Herman V. Hilprecht, ...

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Photography and Anthropology

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pp. 13-16

In addition to the archaeology of Classical sites in the Mediterranean, the Museum has also carried out investigations of prehistoric and ancient humans at a variety of sites in northern and eastern Europe. Henry C. Mercer conducted a survey of Paleolithic sites in France and Spain, 1892–93, ...

Suggested Readings

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pp. 17-18

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Acknowledgments

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pp. 19-20

I would like to thank Jeremy A. Sabloff, the Williams Director, and Gerald Margolis, Deputy Director for Operations, without whom this project would not have been possible. Additional thanks are due to Walda Metcalf, Assistant Director for Publications; Jennifer Quick, Senior Editor; ...

Index

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pp. 21-26

Map of Museum Sites

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pp. 27-30

Image Plates

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