Guest Lecture: "More Maya Marvels" by James Doyle
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Vase with two seated monkeys and a cacao tree, A.D. 600–900 Mexico or Guatemala, Central Maya area, Maya Earthenware and pigment. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Gail and J. Alec Merriam, 2011.55.1
James Doyle (PhD, Brown University) is Assistant Curator for Art of the Ancient Americas in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York. He is an archaeologist specializing in ancient Maya art and architecture. He conducts archaeological fieldwork in northern Guatemala and has published results internationally, including Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics. Doyle formerly held a postdoctoral appointment at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, and taught art-historical and archaeological seminars at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
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