The Petrie Museum

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology is one of the largest of its kind in the world, and a highlight of UCL Museum & Collections.

The Petrie Museum is a university museum. It was set up as a teaching resource for the Department of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology at University College London (UCL). Both the department and the museum were created in 1892 through the bequest of the writer Amelia Edwards (1831-1892).

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Xcaret Park, Mexico

English pronunciation is something like [scare – et] or [ish-care-et]

Xcaret is a Maya civilization archaeological site located on the Caribbean coastline of the Yucatán Peninsula, in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. The site was occupied by the pre-Columbian Maya and functioned as a port for navigation and an important Maya trading center.

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Dr. Edward Lee Spence: Underwater Archeologist

Known as the “Indiana Jones of the Sea.”

Edward Lee Spence is a pioneer in underwater archaeology who studies shipwrecks and sunken treasure. He was born in November of 1947 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He started dreaming of shipwrecks by age 5 and found his first wreck at 12 years old.

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