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Painted by a Distant Hand

Mimbres Pottery from the American Southwest

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PAPERBACK

$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780873654029

Publication Date: 04/30/2005

Academic Trade

120 pages

3 halftones, 66 color illustrations, 13 line illustrations. 1 map, 1 table

Peabody Museum Press > Peabody Museum Collections Series

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Related Subjects

  • List of Illustrations
  • Foreword: Exploring Museum Collections, by Rubie Watson
  • Acknowledgments
  • The Beginnings of a Collection
  • A Brief History of the Mimbres People
  • Mimbres Daily Life
  • Mimbres Painted Pottery
  • What Is Being Depicted?
  • Who Painted the Bowls?
  • What Happened to the Mimbres People?
  • Mimbres Designs as Inspiration
  • Color Plates
  • Notes
  • Suggested Reading

Awards & Accolades

  • Winner, 2006 Publications Design Contest for Books under $10, New England Museum Association
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