Publications by PCSNY Members (2016–2017)


Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
Edited by Joanne Pillsbury, Timothy Potts, and Kim N. Richter
J. Paul Getty Museum and Getty Research Institute, 2017

Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics
By James Doyle
Cambridge University Press, 2017

Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas: Contemporary Perspectives
Edited by Andrew Finegold and Ellen Hoobler
University of Oklahoma Press, 2017

Handbook of Ceramic Animal Symbols in the Ancient Lesser Antilles
By Lawrence Waldron
University Press of Florida, 2016

Images Take Flight: Feather Art in Mexico and Europe
Edited by Alessandra Russo, Gerhard Wolf, and Diana Fane
University of Chicago Press, 2016




McHugh, Julia, “For New Gods, Kings, and Markets: Luxury in the Age of Global Encounters,” in Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas, eds. J. Pillsbury, T. Potts, K. Richter, 123–129 (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum and Getty Research Institute, 2017).

Pillsbury, Joanne, “Ilustración Arqueológica En Los Andes (1850-1890),” Boletim Do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Ciências Humanas 12, no. 2 (August 2017): 315–30. PDF:

Pugh, Timothy W., and Prudence M. Rice, “Early Urban Planning, Spatial Strategies, and the Maya Gridded City of Nixtun-Ch’ich’, Peten, Guatemala,” Current Anthropology 58, no. 5 (2017): 576–603. PDF:

Pugh, Timothy W., Katherine Miller Wolf, Carolyn Freiwald, and Prudence M. Rice, “Technologies of Domination at Mission San Bernarbé, Petén, Guatemala,” Ancient Mesoamerica 27, no. 1 (2016): 49–70. PDF:

Wyllie, Cherra, “Elite women in the mural paintings of Las Higueras, Veracruz, Mexico,” in Dressing the Part: Power, Gender, and Representation in the Pre-Columbian Americas, eds. Sarahh E.M. Scher and Billie J.A. Follensbee, pp. 175–209 (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017).