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The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere. It is home to superb materials from Africa, ancient Europe, North America, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and South America in particular. In addition to its archaeological and ethnographic holdings, the Museum's photographic archives holds more than 500,000 historical photographs, dating from the mid-19th century to the present and chronicling anthropology, archeology, and world culture.
Discover 19th-century Lakota warrior cosmology through their own colorful drawings illustrating their bravest deeds in "Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West"; Explore the most ancient murals of the North, Central, and South America in "Storied Walls"; Learn how today’s students make sense of student life at colonial Harvard and the role of the Indian College in Harvard’s early years in "Digging Veritas," an exploration of the archaeology and history of Harvard Yard.
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