Announcements

Lee Kai Chung Named 2022 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography

August 17, 2022


The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University, is pleased to announce that following an international search, photographer Lee Kai Chung has been selected as the 2022 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography. The fellowship provides a $50,000 stipend to begin or complete a proposed project followed by the publication of a book.... Read more about Lee Kai Chung Named 2022 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography

Standing Bear’s Pipe-Tomahawk Returned to the Ponca Tribe

June 15, 2022


On Friday, June 3, 2022, a delegation from the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, including several members of Tribal Council and staff, visited the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University for a ceremony returning the pipe-tomahawk owned by Chief Standing Bear to the Ponca Tribe. They were joined there by a delegation from the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma, celebrating the return of this piece of heritage to the Tribal nation.
 
The pipe-tomahawk was originally gifted to Standing Bear's attorney John Lee Webster, one of Standing Bear's lawyers in the landmark...

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New Collaboration on Maya Monuments and Sites

December 6, 2021


The Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions at the Peabody Museum is delighted to announce a new collaboration between Dumbarton Oaks Publications and the museum that will continue to bring the wealth of data and documentation on Maya monuments and sites to the public through detailed folios. The upcoming fascicle on the ancient Maya site of Yaxchilan, Mexico will mark the start of this new co-publishing collaboration.