While The Met was closed on Thanksgiving, I celebrated some of my favorite works by indigenous American artists: Giving thanks: Art […]
Archive for ‘Gold’
TALK: Community, Royalty, and Artistry in Ancient Mexico
An upcoming lecture at Sewanee on September 26: This presentation will describe the role of artists in ancient Mexico from the earliest […]
Aztec Labret: MetCollects
MetCollects features Aztec Labret, Serpent with Articulated Tongue.
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, […]
#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.
The Gilded Road/El Camino Dorado
Latest addition to Now at the Met, chronicling my journey through Central and South America. Amazing museum and site visits, […]
Notes from the Cenote
While at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, we saw some very special materials made of […]
King Tut’s Cultural Influence
From Vanity Fair.