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Blythe McCarthy

Freer|Sackler
Andrew W. Mellon Senior Scientist
Washington, DC
Blythe McCarthy is the Andrew W. Mellon Senior Scientist at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. She received her doctorate in materials science from Johns Hopkins University and has held fellowships at the Getty Conservation Institute and the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Science. Her research interests include the technical study of ceramic and metal objects, and the development of nondestructive techniques for their analysis.