Professor Peter Mathews
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Martin Building 143, Melbourne (Bundoora)
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BA (Hons in Archaeology-Calgary), MPhil, PhD (Yale).
Membership of professional associations
Academy of the Humanities in Australia
Area of study
Professor Peter Mathews joined the Archaeology Program in 1999 as an ARC Senior Research Fellow. He has also taught at Harvard University, the University of Calgary, and the University of Copenhagen. He was awarded a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1984, and in 2002 was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Humanities in Australia.
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
- Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology
ARC1DOH - Dawn of Humanity. ARC2/3ANM - Ancient Maya Civilisation of Mexico and Guatemala. ARC2/3EGY - The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt. ARC2/3MHW - Maya Hieroglyphic Writing. ARC2/3WRS - World Writing Systems.
Mathews, P 2004, ‘Workbook for the Maya Hieroglyph Weekend’, October 2-3, 2004. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland State University.
Mathews, P 2001, ‘Gold from the Americas’, in Gold and Civilisation, Canberra, The National Museum of Australia pp. 199-207.
Mathews, P 2001, ‘Notes on the Inscriptions on the back of Dos Pilas Stela 8’, in The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing, Stephen Houston, Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos, and David Stuart, (eds), 394-415. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press.
Mathews, P 2001, ‘Maya Epigraphy. Encyclopaedia of Archaeology’, in History and Discoveries, Tim Murray (ed.), 2, 855-858. Santa Barbara , California : ABC-CLIO, Inc
Graham, I & Mathews, P 1999, Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 6, Part 3. Tonina, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
Schele, L & Mathews, P 1998, The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs, New York, Scribner.
Mathews, P 1997, ‘La Escultura de Yaxchilan’, Colección Científica del Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, vol. 368. Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.
Graham, I & Mathews, P 1996, Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 6, Part 2, Tonina, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
Mathews, P 1991, ‘Classic Maya Emblem Glyphs’, in Classic Maya Political History: Hieroglyphic and Archaeological Evidence, T. P. Culbert (ed.):19-29. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
Willey, G & Mathews,P (eds), 1985, A Consideration of the Early Classic Period in the Maya Lowlands Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, State University of New York at Albany , Publication 10.