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J. Scott Raymond
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Oral History Interview with J. Scott Raymond, undertaken by telephone by Alyce de Carteret on Wednesday, August 11, 2010. At Dumbarton Oaks, J. Scott Raymond was a Senior Fellow of Pre-Columbian Studies (1996–2002).
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Gary Urton
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Oral History Interview with Gary Urton, undertaken by Elizabeth Gettinger at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, on July 23, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Gary Urton has been a Senior Fellow of Pre-Columbian Studies (since 2004) and chaired the Senior Fellows of Pre-Columbian Studies (2005–2009).
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The Ancient Future: Mesoamerican and Andean Timekeeping
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The Aztec, Maya, and Inca civilizations used complex and multiple timekeeping systems for purposes of agriculture, worship, and political authority. Because little of the material record of the pre-Conquest peoples of the Americas survived, scholars through the ages have had limited primary sources to study to reach a comprehensive understanding of timekeeping in the Americas.
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