Patterns That Connect: Social Symbolism in Ancient & Tribal Art

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Patterns That Connect: Social Symbolism in Ancient & Tribal Art - Schuster, Carl, and Carpenter, Edmund

The American art historian, Carl Schuster (1904-1969), discovered a set of patterns designed by ancient peoples to illustrate their ideas about kinship. They tattooed and painted such statements on their bodies and clothing, and carved them on tools, game boards, pots, ceremonial objects, coins and other items, and carried these with them wherever ...

Patterns That Connect: Social Symbolism in Ancient & Tribal Art 1996, Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810963269

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