Barbara W. Fash

Director, Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Program

Barbara Fash directs the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions program, is series editor for CMHI publications, and is lead author for forthcoming fascicles on the Yaxchilan stelae and the Copan Hieroglyphic Stairway.

Research interests: archaeological illustration, sculpture documentation and analysis, community-based projects, archaeological conservation, 3-D scanning, library and archival preservation, ancient water management, ceramic production, and Maya murals at Teotihuacan, Mexico. 

She curated the Peabody Museum exhibition “Fragile Memories: Archaeology and Community, Copan, Honduras, 1891-1900,” which is now installed at the Town Hall in Copan Ruinas and available online.

She authored the Copan Sculpture Museum: Ancient Maya Artistry in Stucco and Stone, Peabody Museum Press, 2011.