Chavín : Art, Architecture, and Culture

Chavín : Art, Architecture, and Culture

by William J. Conklin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1931745455

ISBN-13: 9781931745451

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology

This book is the first in more than a decade to provide new information on the Chavin phenomenon of ancient Peru. Thought by some to be the "Mother Culture" of ancient Peruvian cultures, Chavin is remarkable for its baroque, sophisticated art style in a variety of media including, finely carved stone monuments, beautifully formed pottery, and magnificent and complex

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This book is the first in more than a decade to provide new information on the Chavin phenomenon of ancient Peru. Thought by some to be the "Mother Culture" of ancient Peruvian cultures, Chavin is remarkable for its baroque, sophisticated art style in a variety of media including, finely carved stone monuments, beautifully formed pottery, and magnificent and complex metallurgy. Chapters in this book cover new interpretations of the history of the site of Chavin de Huantar, studies of related cultures, the role of shamanism, and many other topics of interest to specialists and the general reader, alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931745451
Publisher:
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Cotsen Monograph Series, #61
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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