Museum Details

Name:Dumbarton Oaks Research Laboratory and Collection, Harvard University
Street Address:1703 32nd St, NW
State:District of Columbia
Country:United States
Staff Contacts:Dir: Edward L. Keenan; Dept Dir / Cur (Pre-Columbian Studies): Jeffrey Quilter 202-339-6440; Asst Cur (Pre-Col): Juan Antonio Murro; Libr (Pre-Col Studies): Bridget Gazzo
Quality of Online Info:Descriptive history of collection; List of objects
Focus:Pre-Columbian Gallery closed until 2007; Maya collection: sculpture, ceramic vessels decorated with relief and paint, Jaina figurines, jade and shell ornaments; Highlights: stone monuments and two relief tablets from Palenque and El Cayo, Door Lintel 1 from Kuna Lacanja, head of Maize God from Temple 22 in Copan, alabaster vessel
Source:Grube, Nikolai, ed. Maya: Divine Kings of the Rain Forest. Cologne: Konemann, 2000. 452, 455. Schulze, Marco and Boris Eggers, eds. Museums of the World. 11th Rev. and Enl. ed. Volume 2. Handbook of International Documentation and Information Series. Volume 16. Muchen: K.G. Saur, 2004. 821. U of Utah Libraries.