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The Art of Mesoamerica By Mary Ellen Miller

The Art of Mesoamerica
by Mary Ellen Miller

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This guide to the art and architecture of ancient Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the unified high Precolumbian civilizations - Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec - as well as those of their lesser-known contemporaries.
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The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec by Mary Ellen Miller

This guide to the art and architecture of ancient Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the unified high Precolumbian civilizations - Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec - as well as those of their lesser-known contemporaries. The book contains pictures of their pyramids and palaces, jades and brightly coloured paintings. The author of this work provides fresh readings of Mesoamerican works of art while offering archaeological interpretations. Also included in the book are hieroglyphic decipherments which give insights into ancient works, confirming the connections between the Maya and their neighbours.

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The Art of Mesoamerica Reviews


'An expert's account... accompanied by superb illustrations' - The Times Literary Supplement 'Splendid and sumptuous... authoritative and articulate' - The Listener 'A truly useful guide' - Antiquaries Journal

About Mary Ellen Miller


Mary Ellen Miller is Professor of History of Art at Yale University. She has written many articles on Mesoamerican art for learned journals, and her book with Linda Schele, The Blood of Kings, is considered a landmark in Maya studies. She is also the author, with Karl Taube, of The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya.

Table of Contents


Introduction * The Olmecs * The Late Formative * Teotihuacan * Classic Monte Alban, Veracruz and Cotzumalhuapa * The Early Classic Maya * The Late Classic Maya * Mesoamerica after the fall of classic cities * The Aztecs

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GOR010433878
The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec by Mary Ellen Miller
Mary Ellen Miller
World of Art
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2001-09-10
240
0500203458
9780500203453
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