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Aztec Art after the Conquest and in Museums Abroad

Ray Hernández Durán.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; History of Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 6175 words.

Following the Spanish Conquest, responses to Aztec art were varied. While architecture and many sacred sculptures were demolished and their material remains recycled into new construction,...

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Light and its Interaction with Antiquities and Works of Art

Eleni Kotoula.

in The Oxford Handbook of Light in Archaeology

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 7718 words.

This chapter addresses issues related to light–object interaction along with its resulting phenomena, taking into consideration materiality issues. It presents light and its role in...

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Museums and the Conservation of Mexica Cultural Heritage

María de Lourdes Gallardo Parrodi.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2985 words.

This chapter outlines the development and contributions of archaeological conservation done at the Templo Mayor Project since 1978. The advancements made in this field have been possible...

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WILSON, David (Mackenzie) (<i>born</i> 1931), Director of the British Museum, 1977–92

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Archaeology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 442 words.

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