Online Exhibitions

Bottle fragment found in Harvard Yard

Digging Veritas: The Archaeology and History of the Indian College and Student Life at Colonial Harvard

Using archaeological finds from Harvard Yard, historic maps, and more, the Digging Veritas exhibition reveals how students lived at colonial Harvard, and the role of the Indian College in Harvard’s early years.


Northwest Coast Potlach

Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch
This virtual exhibit is the online counterpart to a yearly teaching display mounted in the Peabody Museum that highlights some of the wonderful potlatch objects in the Museum collections.


Hopi Katsina

Rainmakers from the Gods
Hopi KatsinamHopi katsina dolls are wooden effigies of the katsinam (plural), or benevolent spirit beings, who visit the Hopi for about half of every year. Traditionally carved from cottonwood root by Hopi men, they are tangible evidence of the katsinam's power and wisdom.

 

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