Institute of Archaeology


Featherwork in Ancient Mexico: 'Moctezuma's Headdress'

27 October 2018, 11:00 am–5:00 pm

Featherwork in Ancient Mexico: 'Moctezuma's Headdress' (Symposium)

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Room 612, UCL Institute of Archaeology

A one-day symposium on Featherwork in Ancient Mexico will be held at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on 27 October.


  • 10.30am: Registration
  • 11.00am: Welcome: UCL Institute of Archaeology and UNAM-UK
  • 11.15am: Standard or Head-Dress: Ancient Mexican Featherwork - Elizabeth Baquedano, UCL
  • 11.45am: Coffee Break
  • 12.00pm: Featherwork in Codex Kingsborough (Codex Tepetlaoztoc) - Patrick Lesbre, Universite de Toulouse Le Mirail
  • 12.30pm: Mexican Feathers in the English Restoration Stage and French Pageantry - Ana Elena Elena González-Treviño, UNAM-UK
  • 1.00-2.30pm: Lunch break
  • 2.30pm: Screening of "Moctezuma's Headdress": Featherwork in Ancient Mexico, documentary presented and with commentary by Maria Olvido Moreno, Institute of Aesthetic Research, IIE-UNAM
  • 4.00pm: Tea break
  • 4.20-5.00pm: Concluding remarks


Symposium fee £20 or £15 (students). Enquiries and bookings may be directed to Event Organiser, Elizabeth Baquedano (or register and pay at the door).