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Colossal Heads of Mexico (Family Workshop)

Presented by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge MA

May 15 2022
Colossal Heads of Mexico (Family Workshop)

Delve into the intriguing history of the Olmec in this interactive event! Learn about the enigmatic giant head sculptures made by this ancient Mexican civilization and make a mini replica yourself.

The Olmec civilization of ancient Mexico is known for its mysterious sculptures of giant heads that rise up to eleven feet high. Touch a huge modern replica in the museum for one day that is based on Monument One, The King.  Explore artifacts with an educator that show Olmec influence on architecture, the ball game, written language, and pigments. Handle reproductions and paint a mini-plaster head of your own to take home.

Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the

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Tickets for this event are $5 for HMSC members and $10 for nonmembers.

Contact: 617-959-348

Email: hmscpr@hmsc.harvard.edu

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
COVID-19 Policies URL: https://hmsc.harvard.edu/visit

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