Museum Details

Name:Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (National Museum of Ethnology)
Street Address:Steenstr 1
Zipcode:2300 AE
Staff Contacts:Dir: Steven Engelsman; Cur (Latin Amer): L. van Broekhoven; Coll Mgmt: Graeme Scott
Quality of Online Info:English translation; Descriptions of individual objects in permanent collection; Surfing requires many steps; Icons open up many windows; Searchable database in Dutch--produces no results; Links to other Ethnographical museums
Focus:Ceramic vessels and figurines; stucco sculptures; Highlights: engraved Leiden plaque, representing a ruler, Door Lintel 2 from La Pasadita, and a painted ceramic vessel, depicting a ball game
Source:Grube, Nikolai, ed. Maya: Divine Kings of the Rain Forest. Cologne: Konemann, 2000. 450-51, 454. Schulze, Marco and Boris Eggers, eds. Museums of the World. 11th Rev. and Enl. ed. Volume 1. Handbook of International Documentation and Information Series. Volume 16. Muchen: K.G. Saur, 2004. 481. U of Utah Libraries.