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Teotihuacan : art from the city of the gods

Author: Kathleen Berrin; Esther Pasztory; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1994, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Teotihuacan was one of the world's greatest cities 1500 years ago, but suddenly in the eighth century came a mysterious collapse. This book examines every aspect of the city's culture, from its role  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Berrin; Esther Pasztory; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
ISBN: 0500277672 9780500277676 0500236534 9780500236536
OCLC Number: 264953332
Notes: "The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. De Young Museum, 26 May through 31 October 1993"--Title page verso.
Description: 288 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: The place where time began : an archaeologist's interpretation of what happened in Teotihuacan history / René Millon --
Teotihuacan unmasked : a view through art / Esther Pasztory --
The role of Teotihuacan in Mesoamerican archaeology / Mari Carmen Serra Puche --
Unknown treasures : the unexpected in Teotihuacan art / Kathleen Berrin --
Daily life in the Teotihuacan apartment compounds / Linda Manzanilla --
Human sacrifice at the Temple of the Feathered Serpent : recent discoveries at Teotihuacan / Rubén Cabrera Castro --
Funerary practices and human sacrifice in Teotihuacan burials / Carlos Serrano Sánchez --
What we still don't know about Teotihuacan / George L. Cowgill --
Symbols, signs, and writing systems / J.C. Langley. The age of Teotihuacan and its mission abroad / Clemency Chase Coggins --
Teotihuacan and its Mexica legacy / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma and Leonardo López Luján.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Berrin and Esther Pasztory.

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