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Lecture: Chocolate, Maize, and Precious Feathers—Cacaxtla at the Crossroads of Mesoamerica

February 28, 2013
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

Claudia Brittenham, University of Chicago, reviews colorful Maya-like murals from the 7th and 8th centuries which were discovered at the abandoned site of Cacaxtla in Central Highland Mexico in the 1970s.

Ah Maxam; Late Classic Maya. Vessel of the Dancing Lords, A.D. 750/800. Ethel T. Scarborough Fund.