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The Olmec & their neighbors : essays in memory of Matthew W. Stirling

Author: Matthew Williams Stirling; Michael D Coe; David C Grove; Elizabeth P Benson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Trustees for Harvard University, ©1981.
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Named Person: Matthew Williams Stirling; Matthew W Stirling; Matthew Williams Stirling
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Williams Stirling; Michael D Coe; David C Grove; Elizabeth P Benson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0884020983 9780884020981
OCLC Number: 7416377
Description: xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Elizabeth P. Benson --
Matthew William Stirlings, 1896-1975 / Michael D. Coe --
An intimate view of archaeological exploration / Marion Stirling Pugh --
Gift of the river : ecology of the San Lorenzo Olmec / Michael D. Coe --
A comparison of Olmec and Maya foodways / Elizabeth S. Wing --
On the nature of Olmec polity / Philip Drucker --
Olmec monuments : mutilation as a clue to meaning / David C. Grove --
Olmec architecture : a comparison of San Lorenzo and La Venta / Richard A. Diehl --
Toward a conception of monumental Olmec art / Beatriz de la Fuente --
Some Olmec objects in the Robert Woods Bliss collection at Dumbarton Oaks / Elizabeth P. Benson --
Concave mirrors from the site of La Venta, Tabasco : their occurrence, mineralogy, optical description, and function / Robert F. Heizer and Jonas E. Gullberg --
Olmec concave iron-ore mirrors : the aesthetics of a lithic technology and the Lord of the Mirror (with an illustrated catalogue of mirrors) / John B. Carlson --
Jaguar Baby or Toad Mother : a new look at an old problem in Olmec iconography / Peter T. Furst --
The old woman and the child : themes in the iconography of preclassic Mesoamerica / Peter David Joralemon --
The northern Olmec and pre-Olmec frontier on the Gulf Coast / S. Jeffrey K. Wilkerson --
Guerrero and the Olmec / Louise Iseut Paradis --
Olmec forms and materials found in central Guerrero / Gillett G. Griffin --
The Dainzú preclassic figurines / Ignacio Bernal --
Olmec horizons defined in Mound 20, San Isidro, Chiapas / Gareth W. Lowe --
Post-Olmec stone sculpture : the Olmec-Izapan transition on the southern Pacific Coast and highlands / Lee A. Parsons --
Tricephalic units in Olmec, Izapan-style, and Maya art / Jacinto Quirarte --
The Olmec style and Costa Rican archaeology / Anatole Pohorilenko.
Other Titles: Olmec and their neighbors.
Responsibility: Michael D. Coe and David Grove, organizers ; Elizabeth P. Benson, editor.

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