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Flint, Shield, and Fire: Exploring Ancient Maya Warfare

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Library of Congress

Thomas Jefferson Building, Room LJ-119

101 Independence Avenue Southeast

Washington, DC 20540

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Stephen Houston, Dupee Family Professor of Social Science, Brown University, and Library of Congress Kislak Chair for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas, will discuss ancient Maya warfare and the meanings of conflict and its aftermath.

Drawing on recent explorations, Prof. Houston will showcase the lidar technology now revolutionizing the study of Pre-Columbian civilizations.

A reception will follow. Guests are also invited to visit the “Exploring the Early Americas” exhibit, which displays artifacts from the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. View the collection online here.


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