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Museums of the Andes

Author: Elizabeth P Benson; William J Conklin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Newsweek, ©1981.
Series: Great museums of the world (Newsweek)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 142 new color photographs, the ceramics and textiles of pre- Columbian Peru are here presented. -- Provided by publisher.

Shows and describes pottery, fabrics, tapestries, sculpture, carvings, and other artifacts produced in pre-Columbian Peru.

This volume is one of an extraordinary series of art books presenting, as on a guided tour, the Great Museums of the World. Each presents the museum's most important and memorable works of art--all especially photographed for this series and all reproduced in superb full color. Every volume in this series contains an introduction by the Museum's Director, and a lucid text commenting on the historical and artistic significance of the works and their creators. -- Provided by publisher  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth P Benson; William J Conklin
ISBN: 0882253069 9780882253060
OCLC Number: 7574274
Description: 171 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Early Horizon Period, 1400-400 B.C --
Early Intermediate Period, 400 B.C.-AD 500--
Middle Horizon Period, A.D. 500-900 --
Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 900-1476 --
Late Horizon Period, A.D. 1476-1534 --
History of Andean Archaeology and Map of Peru
Series Title: Great museums of the world (Newsweek)
Responsibility: [commentary texts by Elizabeth P. Benson, William J. Conklin ; introduction by Junius B. Bird].

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In 142 new color photographs, the ceramics and textiles of pre- Columbian Peru are here presented. -- Provided by publisher.

Shows and describes pottery, fabrics, tapestries, sculpture, carvings, and other artifacts produced in pre-Columbian Peru.

This volume is one of an extraordinary series of art books presenting, as on a guided tour, the Great Museums of the World. Each presents the museum's most important and memorable works of art--all especially photographed for this series and all reproduced in superb full color. Every volume in this series contains an introduction by the Museum's Director, and a lucid text commenting on the historical and artistic significance of the works and their creators. -- Provided by publisher

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