Alexandra Beuscher
Alexandra Beuscher is a research assistant in Academic Partnerships at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
Beuscher, Alexandra
Beuscher, Alexandra
United States of America
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Description: Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
Caches of votive offerings are commonly found at geological sites situated between mundane human spaces and cosmologically separate or divine realms. Devotees searching for divine intervention send offerings to deities through these terrestrial “gateways,” located within caves, at the bottom of rivers and lakes, and in volcanic craters (fig. 1a.1)....
Author
Ittai Weinryb (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center