16 May – 17 November 2019 A new Spotlight Gallery exhibition focusing on historic and contemporary picb’il textiles from MAA’s collections. The Q’eqchi-speaking Maya women of Central Guatemala make a type of finely woven cotton cloth called picb’il. This fabric is used in traditional blouses known as huipils,…
Pacific Currents showcases MAA’s exceptional and wide-ranging Oceanic collections, which originate from throughout the Pacific and date from the late 18thcentury to the present day.
21 June 2018 – 30 December 2019
Li Ka Shing Gallery
Sometimes in archaeology we come across objects that truly intrigue us. The mysterious 11,000-year-old headdresses, found at the Mesolithic site of Star Carr in Yorkshire are just such an example.