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Now on View: From Clearing to Cataloging: The Corpus of Tunisian Mosaics
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ICFA exhibition in the Bliss Gallery
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Now on View: Rome Re-Imagined: Antiquarianism and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century Maghreb
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Rare book exhibition in the Dumbarton Oaks Library
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Now on View: The Ancient Future
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Mesoamerican and Andean Timekeeping
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On Display in the Museum
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Philip Johnson at Dumbarton Oaks
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This online resource commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Philip Johnson’s Pre-Columbian pavilion at Dumbarton Oaks. Johnson’s architectural masterpiece opened in 1963 and is now seen as a seminal building in his late 1950s’ shift from International Style modernism to Postmodern classicism. Despite this recognition, the Johnson wing has been little discussed or studied. This anniversary year provides an excellent opportunity to commemorate the Pre-Columbian collection’s impressive housing—arguably a work of art in its own right.
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Photographs of Tunisian Mosaics
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Located in Library & Archives / / Online Exhibits / From Clearing to Cataloging: The Corpus of Tunisian Mosaics
Robert & Monnoyer: French Botanical Artists of the Seventeenth Century
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This exhibit provides illustrations from the leading proponents of two styles of French botanical illustration from the seventeenth century.
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Security in Byzantium
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Gary Vikan and John Nesbitt (1980)
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Standing on Ceremony: Processions, Pathways, and Plazas
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An exhibit to accompany the Pre-Columbian Studies 2014 fall symposium, “Processions in the Ancient Americas: Approaches and Perspectives.”
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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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