Tag Archives: Mexico

Evidence

Here is more of Muriel’s description of her time in the field (Metepec, Mexico, 1970): Doing fieldwork is difficult.  Often, I would climb the hillside to look out over the town and to contemplate.  The steep rutted climb was precarious.  … Continue reading

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Everyday People, Everyday Pots

Please come and see the current exhibit in the lobby level of Gladfelter Hall in the cases outside of the Anthropology Lab! Everyday People, Everyday Pots was curated by the Lab’s Director, Muriel Kirkpatrick and features pottery from two of … Continue reading

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Heat wave

How hot is it?  With record temperatures today, this molcajete (chile grinder) says it all. About this artifact: 1.  A 3 legged earthenware vessel with scoring to facilitate use. 2.  Part of a collection of 140 pieces of pottery, household … Continue reading

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