Dr. Gary Feinman, Professor Dean Arnold (Wheaton College) and museum colleagues used elemental analysis to unlock some of the secrets to the productions of Maya Blue - a pigment that the Mayans used to decorate objects, such as murals and ceramics, and paint human sacrifices at Chichén Itza.
Photo courtesy of Dean Arnold
- Gary Feinman
- Dean Arnold
- National Geographic - Mysteries of "Sacrificial" Maya Blue Pigment Solved?
- Anthropology, Mesoamerican and Central America
- The Anthropology Department