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Research Wednesday: Surveying the Imperial City of Vijayanagara, South India

posted on: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 1:45pm

How does one document an archaeology site of 25 square kilometers? Of 450+ square kilometers? That is a challenge faced by Maxwell Museum Director Carla Sinopoli and her colleagues working at the historic city of Vijayanagara in Southern India. From ca. CE 1300-1565, Vijayanagara was the capital of a vast empire and a thriving city of more than a quarter million residents. The core of the city... read more

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Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museum Exhibitions

posted on: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 1:30pm

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some of them

Beyond Borders: An International Archaeological Program in the Casas Grandes Region of Mexico ran from December 2006 to May 2007. The exhibition... read more

Seven Families in Pueblo Pottery Cover

Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museum Exhibitions

posted on: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:00am

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some of them.

Seven Families in Pueblo Pottery

For many decades, museums—especially anthropology museums—have spoken of the need to change. There has... read more

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Research Wednesday: The Jewelry of Pottery Mound (Maxwell Technical Series 26)

posted on: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:00am

The Jewelry of Pottery Mound, With a Comparison to Tijeras Pueblo (Maxwell Museum Technical Series, no. 26).

By: Lucy C... read more