Mary Slusser

Research Associate

SlussMa@si.edu

After receiving a doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University in New York City, Mary spent many years living and working abroad. She has spent a significant amount of time exploring the region of the Himalayas, including seven years in Nepal. In addition to Nepal Mandala: A Cultural Study of the Kathmandu Valley (1982) and her most recent publication, The Antiquity of Nepalese Woodcarving (with Paul Jett, 2010), Mary’s numerous writings include groundbreaking work on Nepalese metalcraft and stone sculptures.

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