New blog up! Now at the Met.
Archive for ‘Archaeology’
Design for Eternity in WSJ
Check out the review of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition “Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas” in the […]
The Search for Kings and Queens in Ancient Panama
I’ve got Panama on the brain for the opening of the Gardiner Museum iteration of “Beneath the Surface: Life, […]
The Woman in Wood
Steve Houston and I published a new commentary on the American Museum of Natural History’s beam from Tikal Temple II […]
Thanksgiving, Precolumbian style
My latest for Now at the Met.
Design For Eternity – Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas
#AskACurator Day – Storify
I took over the @metmuseum account for an hour to answer questions! See the whole conversation here: https://storify.com/metmuseum/askacurator-with-james-doyle
Archival Treasure and Gold Masterpieces from Venado Beach, Panama
I found a great old excavation notebook from Venado Beach in our AAOA files. See more at Now at the Met.
Grasping the Foot of Lightning
Now at theMet features a previously unrecognized Maya scepter fragment, probably a serpent foot of K’awiil.
Tortuguero Monument 6: Maya Star Wars and a Misconstrued Doomsday
Blood, skulls, Maya 2012 doomsday, 3-D scanning and printing! All in a day’s work, Now at the Met.