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Samples of plant ashes dated (from left to right, top to bottom) 1325, 1323, 1300, 654, 650, 1324, 653, and 1320.

Anna Riley

Craft Research Fund—Project Grant


This project will research a group of 20th century American scientists and anthropologists who sought to study and conserve Middle Eastern glass practices, and who often framed contemporary craft as "ancient technology." Riley explores the history and consequences of this framing.


Brooklyn, NY




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