The trade in spurious Mexican antiquities.

  title={The trade in spurious Mexican antiquities.},
  author={William Henry Holmes},
  volume={7 163},
  • W. Holmes
  • Published 19 February 1886
  • History
  • Science

Social and Material Connections: Otis T. Mason’s European Grand Tour and Collections Exchanges

ABSTRACT As a method of collections building within the practice of natural history, the exchange of duplicate specimens was carried out by anthropology curators and collectors in the nineteenth and

Cultural neuroscience and the category of race: the case of the other-race effect

This article presents arguments supporting two hypotheses: (1) the other-race effect understood as an individual, distinct effect does not exist, and (2) the race-based terminology and categories used in cultural neuroscience research in a vague and inconsistent manner distorts the science.

the controversial history of the crystal skulls: a case study in interpretive drift

Abstract In the nineteenth century, several skulls carved from rock crystal appeared in the holdings of European collectors. The provenance of the skulls was unknown and experts regarded them as

WHAT IS REAL? A New Look at PreColumbian Mesoamerican Collections

[Editors’ Note: Museums are increasingly seen as educational institutions for the 21st century. In the midst of “reality” T.V., we find increased demand among the public to see “the real thing.”


Dr. Harry Holmes served some time as Pathologist of Wesley Hospital, introducing new chemical and bacteriological laboratory methods, and underwent special training in clinical neurology and pathology.