Close Look: The Axis Mundi
A series of talks that dig deep into a single concept surfaced in our exhibitions.
Professor Antonia Foias and students discuss the meaning of the axis mundi—the center of the universe—and its significance to The Seeds of Divinity.
Mexican ,Chiapas ,Mayan ,Lacandon bowl, 20th century ,Ceramic
Dim Overall: 8 1/16 in. (20.4 cm) Base: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Gift of Herbert D. N. Jones, Class of 1914 21.1.10