A report on Carl Whiting Bishop

American archeologist who specialized in East Asian civilizations.

- Carl Whiting Bishop

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Grafton Elliot Smith: Map of Hyperdiffusionism from Egypt, 1929

Hyperdiffusionism

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Pseudoarchaeological hypothesis suggesting that certain historical technologies or ideas originated with a single people or civilization before their adoption by other cultures.

Pseudoarchaeological hypothesis suggesting that certain historical technologies or ideas originated with a single people or civilization before their adoption by other cultures.

Grafton Elliot Smith: Map of Hyperdiffusionism from Egypt, 1929
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Carl Whiting Bishop in the 1930s and the 1940s produced a series of articles arguing hyperdiffusionism in explaining the expansion of technology into China.

Front entrance to the Freer Gallery of Art

Freer Gallery of Art

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Art museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. focusing on Asian art.

Art museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. focusing on Asian art.

Front entrance to the Freer Gallery of Art
Entrance to the Freer Gallery of Art
Drawing of the North Elevation
The Peacock Room by Whistler
This earthenware dish from 9th century Abbasid, Iraq is one of the many artifacts exhibited at the Freer Gallery.
Shrine of Parshvanatha, 11th century
Seated Ganesha, Hoysala dynasty, 12th–13th century
Somaskanda (Shiva and his wife Uma), Chola dynasty, 12th century
Sri Krsna with the flute Opaque watercolor and gold
Depiction of the Lord Krishna in the Golden City from the Harivamsha
The Bharhut stupa, depicted on one of the friezes.
Ancient Egyptian coffin mask made of wood and glass, New Kingdom, 18th or 19th Dynasty (1550–1196 BC)
Ancient Egyptian miniature glassware vessels, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1550–1307 BC)

The papers of Carl Whiting Bishop Dwight William Tryon, Myron Bement Smith, Benjamin March and Henri Vever are also located at the Archives.