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Casting Monuments: Bronze, Ecology, and Colonialism

Aquamanile (water vessel) in the Form of a Lion, 13th–14th century. Brass. Loan from the Collection of Edouard Sandoz, 58.1965.


Harvard University, Barker Center 110 (The Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This lecture by Ittai Weinryb, assistant professor at the Bard Graduate Center, is part of the 2017 Harvard Medieval Material Cultures program Breaking the Mold: Metal as Material, Medium, and Message in the Middle Ages.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Weinryb will be leading two related workshops at the Harvard Art Museums on March 30: Medieval Metal—Method and Meanings (morning session) and Medieval Metal—Process and Practices (afternoon session).

Sponsored by the Harvard University Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Art Museums, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, and the Department of History.