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Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
The University Museum was founded in 1887. Between 1892 and 1913 it was officially called the 'Free Museum of Science and Art', although commonly referred to as the 'University Museum'.
Objects from Tell Dafana from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia were transferred to the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam.
Related archive documents
Bromberg, Anne and David P. Silverman 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Egyptian art from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Minerva 8 (6), 25-27.
O'Connor, David 1987. The earliest pharaohs and the University Museum: old and new excavations: 1900-1987.Expedition 29 (1), 27-39.
Wegner, Josef and Jennifer Houser Wegner (eds) 2015. The sphinx that travelled to Philadelphia: the story of the colossal sphinx in the Penn Museum. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
William K. Simpson, and Josef W. Wegner. Photography by Tom Jenkins. Dallas Museum of Art; University of Pennsylvania Museum.