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Suggested Excursions for Field Trip
Below you will find a list of places in the city that you might go on your field trip. These suggestions are meant to give you an idea of the type of thing you should seek out. You are welcome to go somewhere else, as long as you contact me first about it.Gilgamesh, Quran and Islam1. The new Middle East Galleries at the Penn Museum: here you can find artifacts and displays related to the first cities in Mesopotamia, including some Gilgamesh material! There are also displays related to the development of Islam.Penn Museum Website (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.2. Also at the Penn Museum, the special exhibition: “Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq,” a selection from the museum’s collection of ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, with a special emphasis on the problem of preserving this cultural legacy in times of war.About “Cultures in the Crossfire” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.3. The Rare Books Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia offers guided visits to its collection, which includes ancient cuneiform tablets, such as those on which The Epic of Gilgamesh was written. How to visit (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Head over to this fascinating prison museum, which features a wealth of exhibits about prison life, the history of prisons, contemporary art installations, and the unique experience of crossing over to the other side of the law… Also an excellent place to contemplate sin, punishment, and the underworld.Eastern State Penitentiary (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.3. Independence National Historic Site: explore the roots of American democracy at one of several historic and contemporary sites. From the Liberty Bell to Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center, participate in the founding of our nation and learn about the ideals that we continue to value today. In particular, consider how American democracy and justice compare to the Athenian system.Independence National Historic Site (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.