Vampires, Demons, and Mystical Creatures in the Ancient World
Ever wonder where all the vampire hype started? Long before Twilight and True Blood, even before Dracula, there were myths of fanged creatures and fiendish monsters circling the ancient worlds. On October 21st, the Young Friends of the Penn Museum explored ancient Egyptian and Mediterranean legends of vampires and demons with Penn Museum scholars Dr. Jennifer Wegner, Associate Curator of the Egyptian Section, and Dr. Peter Struck, Associate Professor of Classical Studies.
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