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Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 17

Ecology and the Arts in Ancient Panama

On the Development of Social Rank and Symbolism in the Central Provinces

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$10.00 • £8.95 • €9.00

ISBN 9780884020691

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

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Olga Linares offers a reinterpretation of the Classic rank-societies of the central Panamanian provinces based on archaeological, ecological, iconographic, ethnohistoric, and ethnographic evidence, and concludes that the art style of this area used animal motifs as a metaphor in expressing the qualities of aggression and hostility characteristic of social and political life in the central provinces.

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