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A Woman in a Man's Club: The Life of Maya Archaeologist Tatiana Proskouriakoff


This event is part of the Emory University's Carlos Museum evening lecture series and will explore the life and work of the pioneering female archaeologist Tatiana Proskouriakoff.

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Published Reviews

Tatiana Proskouriakoff: Interpreting the Ancient Maya
Published by The Charlotte Observer
If you're in a women's book club that needs a good selection for March - Women's History Month - consider "Tatiana Proskouriakoff." The title is a mouthful. But the book...