Pottery from the Chincha Valley, Peru, can be used to understand the nature of production and exchange in the Chincha Valley economy.

The UMMAA is pleased to present Jennifer Larios and Kara Larson, doctoral candidates at the Museum, who will speak on Friday, March 19, 12-1 p.m., as part of the virtual UMMAA Brown Bag Lecture Series.

Jennifer Larios will discuss her research in a talk entitled “The Pottery of Chincha, Revisited,” on the nature of production, distribution, and exchange of pottery in the Chincha Valley of Peru.

Kara Larson will discuss her research in a talk entitled “Rising Complexity on the Frontier: Isotopic Evidence of Administration at Iron Age Khirbet Summeily, Israel,” on the use of isotopic analyses of intra-tooth samples to provide evidence that the site of Khirbet Summeily was an administrative outpost during the Iron Age IIA.

Friday, March 19 | 12:00-1:00pm EST
Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/92726132961

The Museum’s Brown Bag Lecture Series is free and open to the public.