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Art of the Ancient Americas
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Dacus, Chelsea, "Tiwanaku Metal Work and the Staging of Vision: An Analysis of the Metallurgical, Iconographical, and Contextual Characteristics of Middle Horizon Gold, Silver, and Copper" (Rice University, L. Costello, R. Koontz)

Menéndez Pereda, Alba, "The Sapa Inca Memory Pathways. Landscape of History in the Inca Heartland" (University of California, Los Angeles, S. Nair)

Meyer, Anthony, "The Givers of Things: Nahua Religious Leaders and the Art of Making Gifts in the Mexica and Early Transatlantic Worlds" (University of California, Los Angeles, S. Nair)

Nuckols-Wilde, Catherine, "Unfolding the Sign: Iconicity and Figuration in Classic Maya Full-Figure Inscriptions" (Tulane University, E. Boone)

O'Keefe, Julia, "Active Enclosures: Aztec Containers and the Design of Ritual Exchange" (Tulane University, E. Boone)

Ramírez Herrera, Juliana, "Rescates: Transvaluations of Indigenous Gold from the Colombia-Panama Borderlands" (Harvard University, T. Cummins, J. Hoopes)