|Film Description:||In this Maya Weekend lecture excerpt Dr. William L. Fash examines past and present celebrations in Maya Culture. Dr. William L. Fash, Jr. is the Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. Author of the primary reference on Copan archaeology (Fash 1991, 2001), his career spans over 30 years of research in Mesoamerica, including overall directorship of the Copan Acropolis Archaeological Project (1988--1996). Former director of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Fash continues his field research with current investigations at the site of Rastrojón, an important residential area in the Copan kingdom.|
|Contributor:||William L. Fash|
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