Author: Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas

Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas is the Senior Curator responsible for World Archaeology at MAA. Her research interests focus on the historical archaeology of the Americas and on the history and archaeology of colonialism with particular attention to Colombia and Ecuador. She is especially interested in material culture studies, cultural heritage and museums.

Fancy a drink? Chicha: An Ancient Maize-Based Fermented Brew

In the pre-Columbian world, chicha (a maize brew) was a prominent alcoholic beverage. I search the collections at MAA for maize-related objects and speculate their relationship to this ancient brew.

Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas

6 December 2022

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