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The Khipu Database Project
Khipu are knotted textile objects used by the Inkas for record keeping. The Khipbu Database website is dedicated to Khipu and to an exciting new project to decode these fascinating artifacts.
Archaeology Multi-User Laboratory
The Archaeology Multi-User Laboratory (AMUL) is a general use laboratory for students in anthropology whose research involves laboratory-based archaeological analysis. The AMUL is managed by a laboratory manager and is supervised by a faculty member in Archaeology.

Sensory Ethnography Lab
The Sensory Ethnography Lab (SEL) at Harvard is a unique collaboration between the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Visual & Environmental Studies (VES). Harnessing perspectives drawn from the human sciences, the arts, and the humanities, the aim of SEL is to support innovative combinations of aesthetics and ethnography, with original non-fiction media practices that explore the bodily praxis and affective fabric of human existence.
sel.fas.harvard.edu

Mesoamerican Lab
The Gordon R. Willey Mesoamerican Lab, or Meso Lab, has been dedicated to research in Mesoamerican archaeology, ethnology, epigraphy, and iconography, and provides working and meeting space for students. The lab links museum and departmental activities through internships, study projects, and fieldwork. The lab fosters collaborations between the Harvard faculty, students, museum staff, outside scholars, and countries with Mesoamerican archaeological sites and descendant communities.
Zooarchaeology Lab
The Zooarchaeology Laboratory of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, was established in 1981 in order to facilitate the analysis of faunal remains from archaeological sites (also called Archaeozoology).



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