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Peru: Ancient & Modern

Facsimile of <em>Trujillo del Perú</em> (detail) by Baltasar Jaime Marti¿nez Compan¿o¿n y Bujanda (1735 - 1797)
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Thursday, February 20, 2020
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4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

4 PM Panel Discussion in the Lecture Hall
5:30 PM Reception
The Nasher Museum will host a discussion about life, death and art in ancient Peru, alongside the student-curated Incubator exhibition "Cultures of the Sea: Art of the Ancient Americas." Archaeologist Gabriel Prieto will talk about excavating child sacrifies for the National Geographic Society, and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Brian Billman will discuss the complex irrigation systems of the Moche civilization. Followed by a reception. The event will be moderated by Ranjana Khanna, Director of the Franklin Humanities Institute. Co-sponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute.

Contact: Wendy Hower