WAX COATINGS ON ETHNOGRAPHIC METAL OBJECTS: JUSTIFICATIONS FOR ALLOWING A TRADITION TO WANE
DANAL L. MOFFETT
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DANA L. MOFFETT is conservator at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution. In 1988, following internships at the British Museum and the Horniman Museum, she received a B.Sc. (Hons.) in archaeological conservation from the Institute of Archaeology, University College, University of London. She also holds an M.A. in anthropology (1989) with special emphasis on art and aesthetics from the University of Denver. Address: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560.