You're invited to explore the Penn Museum exhibition: Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel with a special discount for WRTI listeners. Use the code WRTI Lod Partners at the door of the museum to receive $2 off adult admission, or $1 off senior or student admission, through the run of the exhibition, which ends on May 12, 2013.
More than 300 square feet and nearly 2,000 years old, this ancient Roman floor mosaic is one of the world’s largest and best preserved. Discovered in 1996 in Lod, Israel (near Tel Aviv), 'The Lod Mosaic" is often characterized as an archaeological gem. Learn about the mosaic's discovery, history, and conservation in this limited-time exhibition. Don't miss your chance to see this unique masterpiece in its final stop in the U.S. before it travels to the Louvre in Paris, and eventually becomes the permanent focus of The Lod Mosaic Center in Israel. More information about The Lod Mosaic exhibition at the Penn Museum.
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum) is located on campus at 3260 South Street in University City.