Studies in the History of Art, Volume 58: Olmec Art and Archaeology in Mesoamerica

Studies in the History of Art, Volume 58: Olmec Art and Archaeology in Mesoamerica

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 Edited by John E. Clark and Mary E. Pye

This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

 

In this collection of essays by 16 archaeologists covering the period 800 to 500 B.C.E., the craftsmanship, complexity, and scale of Olmec creations—including monumental stone heads, ...

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This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

 

In this collection of essays by 16 archaeologists covering the period 800 to 500 B.C.E., the craftsmanship, complexity, and scale of Olmec creations—including monumental stone heads, sculptures in jade, finely polished stone tools, and ceramics—are presented in their archaeological contexts, together with recent findings on settlement practices, religious practices, and ritual.

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  •  Softcover
  • 344 pages, 11 color, 281 b+w, 9 x 11 inches
  • Published: 2006