New Design for Eternity blog, up at Now at the Met.
Decoding a Maya Rain God Sculpture from Chichen Itza
New blog up! Now at the Met.
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.