Museum Details

Name:Peabody Museum of American Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
Street Address:11 Divinity Av
Country:United States
Staff Contacts:Dir: Rubie Watson; Cur: Diane Loren; Coll Info: 617-496-0099,
Quality of Online Info:Excellent: links to galleries, concise overviews of departments and their collections, helpful on-line features; Collections Online: browse and search selections; results include identification of objects
Focus:ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS: CENTRAL AMERICAN ART: Maya artifacts from the sites of Copan, Labna, Holmul, Piedras Negras, and Uaxactun; Jaina figurines from E.H. Thompson; Playa de los Muertos and Ulua Valley polychromes from Honduras; ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS: CENTRAL AMERICAN ART: small collection of Guatemalan textiles from G.B. Gordon, painted fiesta masks from Mexico, woven garments from Honduras, and molas; Osteological Collections; Online Collections
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. 706. U of Utah Libraries.