Thor Heyerdahl and Kon Tiki: A Grand Experiment in Archaeology

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Scholars have long debated the possibility of long-distance travel between continents, and its impact on the development of cultures. In this lecture, Dr. Clark Erickson, Curator-in-Charge, Penn Museum American Section, discusses Thor Heyerdahl’s mid-20th-century proposal of a bold experiment to show that South Americans could have colonized Pacific Islands using indigenous boats and navigation.

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WHEN
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Recurring: ONCE

TIME & PRICE
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission with advance registration, $5; $10 at the door based on availability.

WHERE
Penn Museum , 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA
One time only on 03/05/2014. .

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