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Terracotta Pottery in Pre-Columbian Central and South America
Terracotta Pottery in Pre-Columbian Central and South America Author:Alexander Von Wuthenau Pre-Columbian art is best known to us from the impressive and enigmatic remains of such comparatively late civilizations as the Aztec and the Mayan. Pre-Columbian terracottas. however, unlike their Greek and Roman counterparts, have remained a neglected field of study. In this volume Professor Von Wuthenau examines and classifies the often expre... more »ssive terracotta figures and objects that, for three thousand years, were fashioned by the different people of Mesoamerica.
Features over 40 exceptional plates in full color and black and white of terracottas from various regions of Mexico including: The South (Guerroe, Morelos), The Central Plateau (Tlapacoyan [Olmec], Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec), Puebla and Oaxaca (Olmec influence, Monte Alban), The East (Huasteca, Tabasco, Vercruz), The West (Chupicuaro, Michoacan, Nayarit, Jalisco), The Maya Region; and also Connections with El Salvador, Colombia, and Ecuador.« less