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CaptionPhoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology 103 Kroeber Hall Room 3712 UC Berkeley; 510 643-1193. Wed-Sat 10am-4:30pm; Sun noon-4pm. $4 $3 seniors $1 students free for 12 and under. "Tesoros Escondidos: Hidden Treasures from the Mexican Collections." ___________________ The Collection. From important early collections from museum founder Phoebe A. Hearst and her friend Zelia Nuttall archaeologist and ethnohistorian the Mexican collections have now grown to about 3 000 ethnographic objects in addition to thousands of archaeological artifacts. Much of the museum's Mexican holdings was gathered by George M. Foster UC professor of anthropology 1953-79 along with his many students and colleagues. Other prominent collectors were Donald and Dorothy Cordry who donated a large collection of masks and Katharine Jenkins who collected lacquerware and a wide range of folk crafts.
Headline3 000 ethnographic objects in addition to thousands of archaeological artifacts
Copyright Noticehearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/ exhibitions/mexico
URLhttp://hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/exhibitions/mexico2/mexico2_splash.html

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