Tour 7: Seeing Ancient Mesoamerica: Behind the Scenes of the Kislak Collection of the Archaeology of the Early Americas at the Library of Congress

Friday, January 5, 2018: 10:15 AM-1:00 PM
Park Tower 8226 (Marriott Wardman Park, Lobby Level)

Tour leader: John Hessler, Library of Congress

This tour will give attendees a behind the scenes look at the storage vaults where the archaeological treasures of the Americas held in the collections of the Library of Congress reside. Participants will experience first-hand the rare and important examples of Maya, Aztec, Taino, Inca, and Wari art and artifacts held by the library and get a look at some of the research taking place on these priceless pieces of cultural heritage.

Please note: The group will travel by Metro (fare card provided); the library is a 5-minute walk from the Capitol South station.

Limit 25 people. $10.

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