Museum Details

Name:Field Museum of Natural History
Street Address:1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Country:United States
Staff Contacts:Pres: John W. McCarter 312-665-7212 fax 312-665-7216; Dept Chair (Anth): Gary M. Feinman; Head of Coll: Stephen Nash, PhD
Quality of Online Info:Very detailed; Links in small print, so Sitemap is the preferable starting point; Includes link to the Anthropology Collections website
Size:large enough to have Maya Pottery Collection
Focus:Permanent Exhibition: HALLS OF THE ANCIENT AMERICAS --to be opened in the fall of 2006; THOMPSON COLLECTION: Maya pottery from the Yucatan Peninsula and Belize; Huipils, belts, & baskets from Guatemala; Ceramic whistles, bowls, pendants, ear plugs, eccentric flints, and stone
Source:Grube, Nikolai, ed. Maya: Divine Kings of the Rain Forest. Cologne: Konemann, 2000. 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. 712. U of Utah Libraries.