Andean Archaeology II: Art, Landscape, and Society / Edition 1

Andean Archaeology II: Art, Landscape, and Society / Edition 1

by Helaine Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306472503

ISBN-13: 9780306472503

Pub. Date: 07/31/2002

Publisher: Springer US

The second volume of specially commissioned essays to reflect on material evidence from the Andes moves the emphasis away from the socio-political structure of the region's early civilisations to reflect on the ways in which Andean culture was shaped by its art, architecture and landscape. The collection also shows the importance of ancient art to the development of

Overview

The second volume of specially commissioned essays to reflect on material evidence from the Andes moves the emphasis away from the socio-political structure of the region's early civilisations to reflect on the ways in which Andean culture was shaped by its art, architecture and landscape. The collection also shows the importance of ancient art to the development of Andean archaeology as a discipline. The eleven essays examine such varied topics as the camelid woman and feline man themes in Pucara style pottery, early Nasca textiles, proto-writing in Moche pottery, Chachapoya iconography and society, art and prestige among noble houses, the gateways of Tiwanaku, the iconography of a D-shaped ceremonial precinct at Conchopata, the correlation between geoglyphs and subterranean water resources and rock art in the northern Andean highlands. The papers are illustrated by photographs and drawings of sites and artefacts. Volume I is also available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306472503
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/2002
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction. 1. From Art to Material Culture; The editors. Part II. Andean Art and Society; Section Introduction. The editors. 2. Identification of the Camelid Woman and Feline Man Themes, Motifs, and Designs in Pucara Style Pottery; S.J. Chávez. 3. Differentiating Paracas Necropolis and Early Nasca Textiles; H. Silverman. 4. Proto-Writing in Moche Pottery at Cerro Mayal, Peru; M.A. Jackson. 5. Chachapoya Iconography and Society at Laguna de los Cóndores, Peru; A. von Hagen. 6. Art and Prestige among Noble Houses of the Equatorial Andes; T. Grieder, et al. Part III. Landschapes of Power; Section Introduction. The Editors. 7. The Gateways of Tiwanaku: Symbols of Passages? J.-P. Protzen, S. Nair. 8. Religious Ideology and Military Organization in the Iconography of a D-Shaped Ceremonial Precinct at Conchopata; J.O. Paravicino, M.C. Romero. 9. A New Perspective on Conchopata and the Andean Middel Horizon; W.H. Isbell, A.G. Cook. 10. The Correlation Between Geoglyphs and Subterranean Water Resources in the Río Grande de Nazca Drainage; D.W. Johnson, et al. 11. Rock Art, Historical Memory, and Ethnic Boundaries: A Study from the Northern Andean Highlands; T.L. Bray. Part V. Conclusion. 12. Issues of Cultural Production and Reproduction; The editors. Index

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