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Tiwanaku : ancestors of the Inca

Author: Margaret Young-Sánchez; Denver Art Museum.; et al
Publisher: Denver, CO : Denver Art Museum ; Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the striking artwork and fascinating rituals of this highland culture through approximately one hundred works of art and cultural treasures.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young-Sánchez, Margaret.
Tiwanaku.
Denver, CO : Denver Art Museum ; Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004
(OCoLC)638826160
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Young-Sánchez; Denver Art Museum.; et al
ISBN: 0803249217 9780803249219
OCLC Number: 55679655
Notes: "This book has been published upon the occasion of the exhibition Tiwanaku: ancestors of the Inca, organized by the Denver Art Museum, October 16, 2004-January 23, 2005"--T.p. verso.

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Description: 215 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: The art of Tiwanaku ; Tunic with shoulder panels ; Tapestry tunic ; Trapezoidal tunic / Margaret Young-Sánchez --
The Yaya-Mama religious tradition as an antecedent of Tiwanaku / Sergio J. Chávez --
Pucara stone sculpture / Margaret Young-Sánchez --
Shaped tapestry sash / William J. Conklin --
The carved slab of Copacabana / Sergio J. Chávez --
Ornamented gold plume / Margaret Young-Sánchez --
The flow of cosmic power: religion, ritual, and the people of Tiwanaku / Alan L. Kolata --
Tiwanaku snuffing paraphernalia / Constantino Manuel Torres --
Monumental space, courtly style, and elite life at Tiwanaku / Nicole C. Couture --
Portrait vessels / Colin McEwan --
Lintel with costumed figures / Margaret Youn-Sánchez --
Arts of greater Tiwanaku: an expansive culture in historical context / Paul S. Goldstein, Mario A. Rivera --
Two Wari ceramics / Susan B. Bergh --
Wari tunic ; Color and abstraction in Wari weaving / William J. Conklin.
Responsibility: Margaret Young-Sánchez ; with essays by Sergio J. Chávez ... [et al.].
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) u201824

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By the shores of Lake Titicaca, the largest body of water in the South American highland, rose the city of Tiwanaku. Its megalithic structures were constructed between AD 100 and 300. This title  Read more...
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?This book is clearly written and accessible to the lay reader, and its text and photography work together to present a treatment of Tiwanaku material culture that has rarely been achieved. The Read more...

 
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