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Elizabeth P. Benson

Author of Atlas of Ancient America

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Elizabeth P. Benson is an art historian, curator, and scholar known for her many contributions over a long career to the study of pre-Columbian art, particularly that of Mesoamerica and the Andes. A former Andrew S. Keck Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art History at the American University in Washington, D.C., she also had a long association with the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. There she served both as director of pre-Columbian studies and as curator of the institution's collection of pre-Columbian artworks.
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