Clemency C. Coggins

Professor Emerita of Archaeology and Art History, Associate (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University)

  • Title Professor Emerita of Archaeology and Art History,
    Associate (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University)
  • Education Ph.D., Harvard University, 1975

Areas of Interest

Mesoamerican, especially Maya archaeology, epigraphy, art; the preservation, collecting, and uses of ancient art

Member, Editorial Advisory Boards

International Journal of Cultural Property

Publications

2007 “The Measure of Man” ,in Cultural Astronomy in New World Cosmologies, edited by G. Urton and C. Ruggles. The University Press of Colorado. Pp. 209-244.

2007 “Heritage and Property – a Latin American Perspective: Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Guatemala”, in Who Owns the Past: Rights and Responsibilities in a Multicultural World, Neil Silberman and Claudia Liuzza editors, Interpreting the Past, vol. IV. Brussels, Flemish Heritage Institute. pp. 277-334..

2005 “Archaeology and the Art Market (1972) and “Observations of a Combatant” (1998) edited and reprinted in Who Owns the Past, Kate Fitzgibbon, editor, Cultural Policy Council, Rutgers University. pp. 220-237.

2002. “Latin America, Native America, and the Politics of Culture”, in Claiming the Bones and Naming the Stones, Elazar Barkan and Ronald.Bush editors, Getty Research Institute, Oxford University Press. pp. 97-115.

1998. “Creation Religion and the Numbers at Teotihuacan and Izapa”, Res, 16-38.

1992 Artifacts from the Cenote of Sacrifice, Memoirs X:3 Peabody Museum, Editor, author of introductory chapter, co-author of chapters on wood, copal and rubber, miscellaneous artifacts, and Conclusions. Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University.

1983 The Stucco Decoration and Architectural Assemblage of Structure 1-sub, Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, Mexico, Tulane University, Middle American Research Institute, Publication #49

1980 The Shape of Time: Some Political Implications of a Four-part Figure, American Antiquity, 45:4, pp.727-39.

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