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Essays in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674864917

Publication Date: 01/01/1961

507 pages

220 halftones


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This is a generously illustrated book of essays by experts on multiple facets of the magnificent achievement of pre-Columbian Indians in the Americas. Samuel Lothrop begins with a basic paper, “Archaeology, Then and Now,” and contributes a discussion, “Peruvian Stylistic Impact on Lower Central America.” Other essays on varied subjects include “Fine Metalwork in Pre-Conquest Mexico”; “The Olmecs, Artists in Jade”; “Portraits of Women in Maya Art”; and “The Stone Sculpture of Costa Rica.”

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