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Category Archives: Yucatan
CATALOGUE: Golden Kingdoms
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Design for Eternity Reviewed by CAA
See a review of our exhibition catalogue for “Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas, over at CAA Reviews.
ESSAY: Ancient Maya Painted Ceramics
New Timeline Essay published here.
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”
Chamá Style at The Met
New blog, Creativity on the Maya Periphery: A Chamá-Style Vase at The Met, now up at Now at the Met.
Decoding a Maya Rain God Sculpture from Chichen Itza
New blog up! Now at the Met.
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.
A Mountain’s Eyebrow
A Christmas week blog post on Now at the Met.
Notes from the Cenote
While at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, we saw some very special materials made of metal related to our catalog efforts: the offerings in the Cenote of Sacrifice from Chichen Itza, recovered in the early 20th century (Lothrop 1952; see Coggins 1992). We spent quality time with gold disks, especially the meticulousContinue reading “Notes from the Cenote”