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.
Olmec Babies at the Met
Our favorite Olmec baby featured in new Now at the Met blog.
Lintel not Lentil
My blog exploration of the Metropolitan’s relief panel, likely a lintel from La Pasadita, Guatemala, or thereabouts.