Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms: Interpretations of Mississippian Iconography

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Between AD 900-1600, the native peoples of the Mississippi River Valley and other areas of the Eastern Woodlands of the United States conceived and executed one of the greatest artistic traditions of the Precolumbian Americas. Created in the media of copper, shell, stone, clay, and wood, and incised or carved with a complex set of symbols and motifs, this seven-hundred-year-old artistic tradition functioned within a multiethnic landscape centered on communities dominated by earthen mounds and plazas. Previous researchers ...

Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms: Interpretations of Mississippian Iconography 2009, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292721388

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Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms: Interpretations of Mississippian Iconography 2007, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292713475

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