Event: Pizza Talk: "How Many People Do You Really Need to Understand a Maya Pot? The Maya Vase Research Project at LACMA"


Date & Time

May 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Contact Information

Matthew Swanson
mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu

Location

Fowler A222

Event Type

Pizza Talk

Event Details

Speakers: Dr. Megan O'Neil, Associate Curator, Art of the Ancient Americas, LACMA; Laura Maccarelli, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Conservation Science, LACMA"

This presentation features the Maya Vase Research Project, a collaboration of LACMA's (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Conservation Center and the Art of the Ancient Americas Program, which is studying Classic-period Maya ceramics in the LACMA collection . Using new technical imaging and a variety of analytical tools, this multidisciplinary research project is examining Maya vessels in new ways, studying materials and manufacturing techniques in relation to art historical, epigraphic, and archaeological analyses.