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The Philip Johnson Pavilion
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Philip Johnson, perhaps best known for his Glass House, played an important role at Dumbarton Oaks by designing what is often called the Philip Johnson Pavilion, the gallery that houses the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. The description of the pavilion from the Dumbarton Oaks website describes the back story of the building: In […]
The Social Lunch
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Dumbarton Oaks, unlike many other institutions of its kind, is home to three, very different programs of study.  On their own, Byzantinists, Pre-Columbianists, and Garden & Landscape scholars would have no reason to interact, but at Dumbarton Oaks this is not the case.  By organizing communal lunches, teas, and social hours, a unique culture has […]
Simple Pottery Reveals a Society
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James Zeidler illuminates 3,500 years of Ecuadorian history
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Swamps, Skulls, and Aztec-Mexica Identity
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Ángel González López reconstructs an empire from fragments of stone sculpture
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Death and Burial among the Classic Maya
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Andrew K. Scherer, Baylor University, Fellow 2008–2009
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Kamayuq in the Service of Capac and Crown
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Lisa DeLeonardis, Johns Hopkins University, Summer Fellow 2009
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Picturing Place: Terminal Classic Mural Painting in the Northern Maya Lowlands
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Victoria Lyall, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Summer Fellow 2009
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Tambo Colorado: A Coastal Inca Settlement
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Jean-Pierre Protzen, University of California, Berkeley, Fellow 2009–2010, Fall
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Epi-Olmec Hieroglyphic Writing and Its Decipherment
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John S. Justeson, University at Albany, State University of New York/University of South Carolina, Fellow 2010–2011
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Leaving No Stone Unturned: Emergency Recording of Chontales-Style Sculpture at the El Gavilán Site
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Alexander Geurds, Leiden University/University of Colorado at Boulder, Project Grant 2009–2010
Located in Research / / Project Grant Reports / 2010–2011