Analysis of Pre-Columbian Sellos of Ecuador: with Special Reference to Anthropomorphic Iconography

Analysis of Pre-Columbian Sellos of Ecuador: with Special Reference to Anthropomorphic Iconography

by Paolo Brogini, Mario Di Salvo
     
 

A unique scientific and illustrated study on one of the oldest and most enduring genres of ceramics in Ecuador: the sello, or seal. The product of unknown artists, the sellos provide us with mute testimony of unknown history of the lost world of pre-Columbian civilizations. The purpose of the present study is to contribute to an enhanced understanding of such

Overview

A unique scientific and illustrated study on one of the oldest and most enduring genres of ceramics in Ecuador: the sello, or seal. The product of unknown artists, the sellos provide us with mute testimony of unknown history of the lost world of pre-Columbian civilizations. The purpose of the present study is to contribute to an enhanced understanding of such objects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788857211732
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Paolo Brogini, a career diplomat, studies Pre-Columbian archaeology and has researched the sellos with special attention to Ecuador. Mario Di Salvo, architect and Director of the Foundation Carlo Leone et Mariena Montandon has authored books on both Contemporary and non-European art

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