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“Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America” Exhibition Opening

Posted on 07 June 2017

Penn Museum

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The Great Pyramids in Egypt, Stonehenge in England, and the Maya city of Teotihuacan were all built thousands of years ago. Add to that list of extraordinary achievements the earthen mounds—some rising to heights of 70 or 100 feet, some more than 5,000 years old—that dot the landscape of North America. This new exhibition tells the sometimes enigmatic story of more than 5,000 years of Native American moundbuilding through photographs, archival excavation records, and more than 60 artifacts excavated at mound sites throughout the eastern United States. The exhibition runs June 24 through December 2017.

For more information, visit: https://www.penn.museum/information/press-room/press-release-exhibitions/1115-moundbuilders-focus-of-new-exhibition-opening-june-24

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