Gallery Talk by David Carballo
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Circular relief, 300–450. Stone, 49 1/4 x 40 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (125 x 103 x 25 cm). Museo Nacional de Antropología / INAH, 10-81807. Archivo Digital de las Colecciones del Museo Nacional de Antropología / INAH-CANON
Herbst Exhibition Galleries
David M. Carballo is associate professor in the Department of Archaeology at Boston University.
Carballo is a specialist in Mesoamerican archaeology, focusing particularly on the prehispanic civilizations of central Mexico. Currently ongoing projects at the ancient city of Teotihuacan include the Proyecto Arqueológico Tlajinga, Teotihuacan (PATT), and the Proyecto Plaza de las Columnas. The first seeks to understand urbanization, neighborhood organization, and the daily life of commoners through excavations and geophysical prospection within a southern district of the city. The second is focused on a palace compounds and is aimed at understanding the city’s political economy.
This program is free after gallery admission. Tickets for Teotihucan: City of Water, City of Fire are Adults: $28; Seniors (65+): $25; Students (w/ valid ID): $19; Youth (6-17): $13; Free to museum members.
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