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Early art of the southeastern Indians : feathered serpents & winged beings

Author: Susan C Power
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Early Art of the Southeastern Indians is a visual journey through time, highlighting some of the most skillfully created art in native North America. The remarkable objects described and pictured here, many in full color, reveal the hands of master artists who developed lapidary and weaving traditions, established centers for production of shell and copper objects, and created the first ceramics in North  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan C Power
ISBN: 0820325015 9780820325019
OCLC Number: 52311956
Description: xii, 254 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: The origins of Southeastern art. The development of art in the early Southeast ; Adena and Hopewell art of the Woodland Period ; Art of the Mississippian ceremonial centers --
The artist and the language of art. The art of power and the Southeastern ceremonial complex ; The artist and the sacred landscape ; The hand of the artist and the organization of art.
Responsibility: Susan C. Power.
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A visual journey through time, highlighting some of the most skillfully created art in Native North America. The remarkable objects described and pictured reveal the hands of master artists who  Read more...

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Power offers us a rare opportunity to enter the art world of early southeastern Indians. She skillfully demonstrates how their art emerged over centuries within cultural and historical contexts. We Read more...

 
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