clockTime to watch: 07:24Posted on September 23, 2014

Martine Fettweis-Viénot

Rolex Laureate, 1984

In 1975, a young Belgian archaeologist and art historian, Martine Fettweis-Viénot, began a single-handed study of the colourful Maya murals of Mexico and Guatemala. Her painstaking copying of the paintings, which is to result eventually in a published catalogue, led her to new theories about the murals and their role in Maya society.

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