Annual Elizabeth Watts and Howard C. Petersen Lecture: Antiquities and Museum Acquisitions


Mar 19, 2013
06:00 PM until 07:30 PM


Antiquities and Museum Acquisitions: Penn Museum Leading the Way

In 1970, the Penn Museum stopped acquiring antiquities that had been looted from their archaeological contexts and illegally exported from their countries of origin. Dr. Richard Leventhal, founder and director of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center and Curator, American Section, and Dr. C. Brian Rose, Curator-in-Charge, Mediterranean Section, present the context for this important decision.




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