Power of the Sun: The Gold of Colombia

Power of the Sun: The Gold of Colombia

by Frank Herreman, Mireille Holsbeke


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Fully illustrated colour catalogue of an exhibition held at the Ethnographic Museum in Antwerp in 1993 presenting a selection of gold ornaments and ceramics from 8 pre-Columbian cultures: Tumaco, Calima, Narino, Quimbaya, Tolima, Sinu, Tairona, and Muisca. The collection is of the highest quality, and reveals many fine objects of outstanding beauty. The catalogue is introduced by 3 essays: Hunters of prehistory in El Dorado (J-F Bouchard) ; The art of the goldsmith in Colombia (F Herreman) ; Earthenware - A long neglected treasure-house of information (M Holsbeke) .

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ISBN-13: 9789053490778
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 06/01/1994
Series: Exhibitions International Ser.
Pages: 187

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