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The art of Precolumbian gold : the Jan Mitchell Collection

Author: Jan Mitchell; Julie Jones; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: [New York] : Metropolitan Museum of Art, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Mitchell; Julie Jones; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 15567060
Notes: "This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition "The Art of Precolumbian Gold, the Jan Mitchell Collection" shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 9 to August 11, 1985"--Title page verso.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction / Julie Jones --
The Old World and the gold from the New / Priscilla E. Muller --
Symbolism of gold in Costa Rica and its archaeological perspective / Michael J. Snarskis --
The goldwork of Panama : an iconographic and chronological perspective / Richard G. Cooke and Warwick Bray --
Cultural patterns in the prehispanic goldwork of Colombia / Clemencia Plazas and Ana María Falchetti --
Behind the golden mask : The Sicán gold artifacts from Batán Grande, Peru / Paloma Carcedo Muro and Izumi Shimada --
Ancient American metallurgy : five hundred years of study / Warwick Bray --
The catalogue / Julie Jones and Heidi King --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: curator of the exhibition Julie Jones ; color photography, Justin Kerr.

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