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Category Archives: Gold
PREVIEW: Golden Kingdoms
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Golden Kingdoms Reviewed in LA Times
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CATALOGUE: Golden Kingdoms
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Twitter Moment: Giving Thanks
While The Met was closed on Thanksgiving, I celebrated some of my favorite works by indigenous American artists: Giving thanks: Art of the Americas
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 known societies to the sumptuous courtly arts of thriving city-states such as those of the Maya and the Aztec. Archaeologists see only traces of most ancient villages that were teeming with life across the landscapeContinue reading “TALK: Community, Royalty, and Artistry in Ancient Mexico”
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, Death, Gold, and Ceramics in Ancient Panama.” My talk here. The exhibition here.
#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.